Photograph of the distinguished German conductor and composer signed at blank lower margin
by HEGER, Robert 1886-1978
"[Heger's] conducting career began in Strasbourg, and he worked in Ulm (1908) and Barmen (1909) before securing a post at the Vienna Volksoper in 1911. In 1913 he conducted in Nuremberg before moving to the Munich Opera (1920-25) and the Vienna Staatsoper (1925-33), where he also served as director of the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde. In 1933 he moved to Berlin as conductor at the Staatsoper and also served as music director in Kassel and at the Waldoper, Zoppot (now Sopot, Poland). After the war he remained in Berlin at the Städtische Oper before returning to Munich in 1950 where he conducted at the Staatsoper. From 1950 to 1954 he was president of the Hochschule für Musik in Munich." Erik Levi in Grove Music Online. He also made numerous appearances at Covent Garden.. A waist-length portrait of Heger conducting by Hans-Dieter Grohé, undated (?after 1945). 145 x 98 mm. With small rectangular handstamp to lower right corner of verso: "Aufnahme: Hans-Dieter Grohé."Slightly scratched. (Inventory #: 27056)
Musical Autographs and Manuscripts; Rare Books on Music and Dance; First and Early Editions of Printed Music; Prints, Drawings and Ephemera relating to Music and Dance including Opera and Ballet.
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