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Ferdinand Leitner

1912 - 1996

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Ferdinand Leitner (4 March 1912 in Berlin – 3 June 1996 in Zürich) was a German conductor. Leitner studied under Franz Schreker, Julius Prüwer, Artur Schnabel and Karl Muck. He also was a composition student with Robert Kahn. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand Leitner has received more than 36,869 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ferdinand Leitner is the 60th most popular conductor, the 3,130th most popular biography from Germany and the 9th most popular German Conductor.

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Among conductors, Ferdinand Leitner ranks 60 out of 97Before him are Marek Janowski, Günter Wand, Thomas Beecham, Karl Muck, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, and Iván Fischer. After him are Stanisław Skrowaczewski, Joseph Keilberth, Vasily Agapkin, Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, Jean Martinon, and Jiří Bělohlávek.

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Among people born in 1912, Ferdinand Leitner ranks 161Before him are Henry Armstrong, Mary Anne MacLeod Trump, Keisuke Kinoshita, Nick Cravat, Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov, and Winthrop Rockefeller. After him are Erich Leinsdorf, Moses Finley, Roy Sullivan, Maguba Syrtlanova, Pierre Grimal, and Heikki A. Alikoski. Among people deceased in 1996, Ferdinand Leitner ranks 132Before him are José Donoso, Amata Kabua, Dondinho, Hillevi Rombin, Emile Habibi, and Paul Rand. After him are Léo Malet, Seymour Cray, Joanne Dru, Ryōtarō Shiba, Duane Hanson, and Tiny Tim.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ferdinand Leitner ranks 3,130 out of 6,142Before him are Helene Mayer (1910), Lewis A. Coser (1913), Alexander Gode (1906), Paul Renner (1878), Otto Lehmann (1855), and Hans Hofmann (1880). After him are Richard Dehmel (1863), Tilly Fleischer (1911), Gedeon Burkhard (1969), Maurice d'Elbée (1752), Hugo Preuß (1860), and Joseph Clemens of Bavaria (1671).

Among CONDUCTORS In Germany

Among conductors born in Germany, Ferdinand Leitner ranks 9Before him are Bruno Walter (1876), Hans Knappertsbusch (1888), Eugen Jochum (1902), Franz Danzi (1763), Günter Wand (1912), and Karl Muck (1859). After him are Joseph Keilberth (1908), Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt (1900), Michael Gielen (1927), Hans Zender (1936), and Ludwig von Brenner (1833).