Walter, Bruno

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Walter, Bruno Gender: M
Schlesinger, Bruno
born on 15 September 1876 at 02:15 (= 02:15 AM )
Place Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21
Timezone LMT m13e21 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 22°31' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 14°26 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 17°08'

Bruno Walter


German-born conductor, pianist and composer, who left Germany in 1933 to escape the Third Reich, settling finally in the United States in 1939. He worked closely with Gustav Mahler, whose music he helped to establish in the repertory, held major positions with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Concertgebouw Orchestra, Salzburg Festival, Vienna State Opera, Bavarian State Opera, Staatsoper Unter den Linden and Deutsche Oper Berlin, among others, made recordings of historical and artistic significance, and is widely considered to be one of the great conductors of the 20th century.

He died on 17 February 1962 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth record from Berlin City Archive.

Previously Starkman rectified to 21.42.48 LMT Asc 25Gem31'.

A time of death of 5.45 am was previously included in this entry, source not given.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 85)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Pianist)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession