Herbert von Karajan - Life and Work

The information on this part of my site has been compiled using the excellent Discographies and Concert Registers by John Hunt, Richard Osborne's definitive biography, "A Life in Music", as well as various web-based resources. I am anxious to achieve a high standard of accuracy and therefore would be very grateful for any further information to correct any errors or omissions.
Please contact me if you can help. Thank you !

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  • Short Biography

  • Karajan Centenary Year 2008

  • "Happy Birthday Maestro"

  • Karajan Family

  • Films

  • Karajan and Film

  • Great Britain

  • Concerts in Great Britain

  • Philharmonia Orchestra

  • British Born Composers

  • Visits in 1924 and 1978

  • Orchestras

  • Concert and Opera Performances

  • Deutsche Grammophon

  • Brand identity. Karajan and Deutsche Grammophon by Martin Baker

  • Unofficial Recordings

  • Music Extracts

  • Performances

  • Performances in Europe

  • Performances in Asia

  • Performances in North America

  • Performances in Latin America

  • Selected Composers

  • Karajan and Brahms

  • Karajan and Bruckner

  • Karajan and Mahler

  • Karajan and Sibelius

  • Karajan and Richard Strauss

  • Other Activities

  • Flying

  • Motorcycles and Cars

  • Sailing

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