Kurt Masur

    Latest Release

    Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 6

    Top Songs

    1
    A Midsummer Night's Dream Op.61 : Act 2 Entr'acte - ScherzoKurt Masur
    Up Triangle
    2
    Symphony No.1 in D major : III Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppenKurt Masur
    Up Triangle
    3
    Symphony No.6 in B minor Op.74, 'Pathétique' : III Allegro molto vivaceKurt Masur
    Up Triangle
    4
    Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73: II. Adagio non troppoKurt Masur
    Up Triangle
    5
    Symphony No.5 in E minor Op.64 : II Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenzaKurt Masur
    Up Triangle

    Albums

    Similar Artists

      Popular On

        About

        Biography

        Kurt Masur was one of the most respected conductors, not only for his music, but also for his activities on behalf of human rights. He learned cello and piano and studied at the Breslau Music School (1942-1944). After the war he found himself in the Soviet occupied zone of Germany, which became the German Democratic Republic (DDR) or "East Germany." His higher education was at the Leipzig Hochschule f++r Musik, where he studied piano, composition, and conducting (1946-1948). ... Read more

        Chat About Kurt Masur