Herbert Von Karajan

Conductor
Herbert Von Karajan worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1967, he founded the Salzberg Easter Festival. In 1934, he was appointed general music director of Aachen, Germany. In 1929, he ... Read more »
Born: 04/05/1908 in Salzburg, AT

Filmography

Music (20)

Captain America: The First Avenger 2011 (Movie)

("Wagner: Trauermarsch [Götterdämmerung - Dritter Tag Des Bühnenfestspiels "Der Ring Des Nibelungen"/Dritter Aufzug]") (Song Performer)

The Tree of Life 2011 (Movie)

("Brahms: 2. Andante Moderato [Symphony No. 4 In E Minor, Op. 98]") (Song Performer)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 2005 (Movie)

("Also Sprach Zarathustra") (Music Conductor)

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit 2005 (Movie)

Music Performer("The Planets Opus 32:2.Venus, The Bringer of Peace") (Performer)

Closer 2004 (Movie)

("Muoio D'Affano!...Di Scrivermi Ogni Giorno (From 'Cosi Fan Tutte')") (Music Conductor)

Death to Smoochy 2002 (Movie)

Conductor(("Also sprach Zarathustra" (The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra))) (Music Conductor)

Magnolia 1999 (Movie)

conductor("Also sprach Zarzthustra" "Overture (from 'Carmen')" (The Vienna Philharmonic)) (Music Conductor)

A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries 1998 (Movie)

("Salome" (The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra)) (Music Conductor)

M. Butterfly 1993 (Movie)

conductor("Un Bel Di" "Coro a Bocca Chiusa (The Humming Chorus)" from Madama Butterfly) (Music Conductor)

Allegro non Troppo 1990 (Movie)

("Valse Triste" "Prelude a L'apres-midi d'un Faune" "Slavonic Dance No 7" "Bolero") (Music Conductor)

Captive 1987 (Movie)

(Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) (Music Conductor)

Last Emperor 1987 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Frances 1982 (Movie)

("Symphony No 7") (Music Conductor)

The Four Seasons 1981 (Movie)

Cunductor("The Four Seasons") (Music Conductor)

The Shining 1980 (Movie)

Conductor(of Bela Bartok) (Music Conductor)

Herbert Von Karajan and the Berlin Philharmonic 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Music Conductor

The Pedestrian 1973 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Ludwig - Requiem Fur einen jungfraulichen Konig 1971 (Movie)

("Siegfried" "Gotterdammerung") (Music Conductor)

Carmen 1970 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

La Boheme 1965 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)
Actor (14)

The Karajan Legend 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Don Giovanni 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Von Karajan's Salzburg 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 1987 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Dvorak: Symphony No. 8: Herbert von Karajan 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Performer

Cavalleria Rusticana 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Requiem 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Madama Butterfly 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Von Karajan Conducts Brahms 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Ozawa (TV Show)

Actor
Director (2)

Pagliacci 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Director

Carmen 1970 (Movie)

(Director)
Editor (1)

Otello 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Editor

Biography

Herbert Von Karajan worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1967, he founded the Salzberg Easter Festival. In 1934, he was appointed general music director of Aachen, Germany. In 1929, he made his conducting debut with Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro." Karajan worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Carmen" (1970), "Herbert Von Karajan and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra" (PBS, 1974-75) and "La Boheme" (1965). He also contributed to "Ludwig - Requiem Fur einen jungfraulichen Konig" (1972) starring Harry Baer, "Pagliacci" (PBS, 1974-75) and "The Pedestrian" with Gustav Rudolf Sellner (1974). In the eighties, Karajan devoted his time to various credits, such as "The Shining" with Jack Nicholson (1980), "The Four Seasons" (1981) starring Alan Alda and "Frances" (1982). He also worked on "Captive" (1987) starring Irina Brook. Karajan was most recently credited in the drama "The Tree of Life" (2011) with Brad Pitt. Karajan passed away in July 1989 at the age of 81.

Relationships

Martha Kosmac Von Karajan

Mother

Ernst Karajan

Father

Arabelle Karajan

Daughter
aged 25

Isabelle Karajan

Daughter
aged 29

Eliette Mouret

Wife
Married 1958 until his death 1989

Anna Sauest

Wife

EDUCATION

University of Vienna

Salzburg Mozarteum

Salzburg

University of Vienna

Milestones

1967

Founded the Salzberg Easter Festival

1955

First concert in USA

1955

Resigned his Berlin post due to ill health

1955

Became the Berlin Philharmonic's "conductor for life"

1934

Was appointed general music director of Aachen, Germany

1929

Remained Franz Schalk's staff conductor

1929

Made his conducting debut with Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro"

1916

Gave his first piano recital at age eight

Served as artistic advisor to Orchestre de Paris

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