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Emil Paur, Austrian conductor.

Background

Paur, Emil was born in 1855 in in Austria. Son of Czerowitz Paur.

Education

Pupil of his father, for violin, and Dessoff, for composition. Graduate Vienna Conservatory.

Career

Appointed 1st violin of Vienna Imperial Opera House. Court conductor at Cassel, Hanover, 1876-1880. 1st conductor and director Opera and Abonnements-Konzerte, Mannheim, 1880-1888.

Conductor of opera, Leipzig, 1888-1893. Conductor Boston Symphony, 1893-1898. Leader New York Philharmonic Society and conductor of the “Paur Orchestra,” Metropolitan, New York, 1899-1900.

Gurst Conductor, with leading concert organizations, and as solo pianist in Europe, 1901-1903. Conductor Pittsburgh Orchestra, since November, 1904. Address: Carnegie Music Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Connections

Married Marie Burger, pianiste, 1882.

father:
Czerowitz Paur. Paur

spouse:
Marie Burger