Böhm, Karl

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Name
Böhm, Karl Gender: M
Karl August Leopold Böhm
born on 28 August 1894 at 18:15 (= 6:15 PM )
Place Graz, Austria, 47n05, 15e27
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 05°21' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 05°48 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 23°39'



Portrait of Karl Böhm 
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Karl Böhm
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Biography

Austrian musician and conductor who was noted for his interpretation of Mozart's, Wagner's and Richard Strauss' operas. Bohm was a solid musician, not exciting but always reliable to deliver solid and sedate performances. He was quiet in demeanor, strong on technique and fussy about style. During his long career, he assumed several personalities. In the shadow of gigantic colleagues, he seemed more pedantic than inspired but finally, by the dint of consistency and survival, he became a figure in the roster of great conductors.

Bohm knew how to accompany singers. Unlike many of his successors, he understood the frailties of the human voice, and brought that sensitivity with him into the orchestra pit.

He died on 14 August 1981 in Salzburg, Austria, aged 86.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • parent->child relationship with Böhm, Karl Heinz (born 16 March 1928). Notes: his father was conductor

Events

Source Notes

Dr. Arno Muller quotes B.C.

Categories

  • Traits : Personality : Passive/ Bland (Solid, sedate)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Collector (Art)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Sports (Tennis, golf)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 86)
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive (CEO)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor
  • Vocation : Science : Chemistry (Biochemist)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : Occult/ Misc. Collection