unbekannter Gast

Bing, Rudolf, Sir#

b. Vienna, Jan. 9, 1902, d. New York (USA), Sept. 2, 1997, opera director; son of an Austrian steel tycoon, started his career in Germany as an opera manager in the 1920s; from 1933 worked in England (Glyndebourne Opera); 1946 British citizenship, 1950-1972 director of the Metropolitan Opera in New York, 1971 knighted.

Work: 5000 Abende in der Oper, 1973.