Günter Wand

1912 - 2002

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Günter Wand (January 7, 1912, in Elberfeld, Germany – February 14, 2002, in Ulmiz near Bern, Switzerland) was a German orchestra conductor and composer. Wand studied in Wuppertal, Allenstein and Detmold. At the Cologne Conservatory, he was a composition student with Philipp Jarnach and a piano student with Paul Baumgartner. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Günter Wand has received more than 54,991 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Günter Wand is the 55th most popular conductor, the 2,767th most popular biography from Germany and the 8th most popular German Conductor.

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Among conductors, Günter Wand ranks 55 out of 97Before him are Kurt Sanderling, Lovro von Matačić, Michael Gielen, Riccardo Chailly, Felix Mottl, and Victor de Sabata. After him are Marek Janowski, Karl Muck, Stanisław Skrowaczewski, Armas Järnefelt, Jean Martinon, and Joseph Keilberth.

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Among people born in 1912, Günter Wand ranks 147Before him are Eve Arnold, Henry Armstrong, Melita Norwood, Robert Jacobsen, Vladimir Bakarić, and Ichiji Otani. After him are Andre Norton, Romain Maes, Nie Er, Alfred Deller, Luiz Gonzaga, and Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov. Among people deceased in 2002, Günter Wand ranks 121Before him are Yousuf Karsh, Alexander Lebed, Ray Brown, Branko Stanković, Joseph Luns, and Robert Guéï. After him are Domènec Balmanya, André Delvaux, Eugene Odum, Grote Reber, Franjo Kuharić, and Leo McKern.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Günter Wand ranks 2,767 out of 5,289Before him are Curt von Bardeleben (1861), Otto Finsch (1839), Richard Dehmel (1863), Gerhard von Kügelgen (1772), Prince Johann Georg of Saxony (1869), and Johann Jacob Bach (1682). After him are Johannes Schöner (1477), Reiner Klimke (1936), Albert O. Hirschman (1915), Walter Hasenclever (1890), Georg Amadeus Carl Friedrich Naumann (1797), and Ferdinand Christian Baur (1792).

Among CONDUCTORS In Germany

Among conductors born in Germany, Günter Wand ranks 8Before him are Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1929), Bruno Walter (1876), Franz Danzi (1763), Hans Knappertsbusch (1888), Eugen Jochum (1902), and Michael Gielen (1927). After him are Karl Muck (1859) and Joseph Keilberth (1908).