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Wolfgang Sawallisch (1923–2013)

Wolfgang Sawallisch was born on August 26, 1923 in Munich, Germany. He is known for his work on Seven Psychopaths (2012), Bird (1988) and Too Beautiful for You (1989). He was married to Mechthild Schmid. He died on February 22, 2013 in Grassau, Upper Bavaria, Germany. See full bio »

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Seven Psychopaths
Seven Psychopaths Soundtrack
Bird Soundtrack
Too Beautiful for You
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 2006 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Music from the Inside Out (2006) ... (conductor)
 1994 Der Prinz von Homburg (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1994 Die Frau Ohne Schatten (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1991 Der fliegende Holländer (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1985 Cardillac (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1983 Die Zauberflöte (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1975 Der fliegende Holländer (conductor)
 1965 Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlos (TV Movie) (conductor)
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He conducted the first (and probably only) complete quadraphonic recording of Mozart's "The Magic Flute", for EMI/Angel Records.

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In 1953, he became the youngest conductor to lead the Berlin Philharmonic. See more »

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