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Hans Paul Ernst Schmidt-Isserstedt, German conductor. Decorated Bulgarischer Kronenorden (Bulgaria) Kommanderukruz zun Vasa-Orden (Sweden), 1964. Member Kongl. Svenska Musikaliska Academien.

Background

Schmidt-Isserstedt, Hans Paul Ernst was born on May 5, 1900 in Berlin, Germany. Son of Paul Schmidt and Therese Isserstedt.

Education

Student Hochschule für Musik, Berlin, U. Berlin, U. Heidelberg. Doctor philosophy, U. Münster, 1932.

Career

Senior conductor opera, Rostock, Darmstadt, Hamburg, Germany. Opera director German Opera House, Berlin. Chief conductor N. German Radio, Hamburg, from 1945, Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, 1955-1964.

Guest conductor’ throughout Europe and United States.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: (3 act opera) Hassan gewinnt. Also orchestra, chamber and vocal music.

Membership

Member Kongl. Svenska Musikaliska Academien.

Connections

Married Helga Swedlund, 1936. Children: Peter Smith, Erik Smith.

father:
Paul Schmidt

mother:
Therese Isserstedt

spouse:
Helga Swedlund

children:
Peter Smith Schmidt-Isserstedt

Erik Smith Schmidt-Isserstedt