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F. Charles Adler, British conductor. Recipient Bruchner Mahler Society medal, Schoenberg medal.


Adler, F. Charles was born on July 2, 1889 in London, England. Son of Julius and Frieda (Ulmer) Adler.


Graduate Royal Academy Music, Munich. Studied conducting with Felix Mottl and Gustav Mahler.


1 daughter, Annemarie. Assistant to Felix Mottl, Royal Opera, Munich, 1908-1911. Tours North and South America, 1908-1911.

Assistant at Bayreuth (Germany) Music Festival, 1910. Conductor for Max Reinhardt, 1911, 1913. 1st conductor of opera at Duesseldorf, 1913-1914.

Symphonic Concert series at Munich, Hamburg, Berlin, Russia, Austria, and Italy, also appeared in radio concerts, 1919-1933, also 1952-1958. Made La Argentina tour, 1927. Conductor Berlin State Radio, 1924-1933.

Conductor Gadski tour, United States, 1930-1931. Founder and owner Edition Adler, Berlin, 1931-1933. With UFA and Emelka film prodns., 1924-1933.

Director Saratoga Music Festival, 1927, 46, 47. Conductor radio concert’s, and New York Chamber Orchestra, 1944-1947. Weekly column Listen in New Enterprise, Corinth, New York, 1948-1950.

Lecturer R.P.I., Union and Skidmore colls. Artistic director, conductor S.P.A. Records. Inc., since 1951.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor various mags.


Married Hannah Moriarta, June 6, 1936.

Julius Adler

Frieda (Ulmer) Adler

Hannah Moriarta