Leo Blech

Born: 21st April 1871

Died: 25th August 1958

Birthplace: Aachen, Rhenish Prussia

Leo Blech was a German opera composer and conductor who is perhaps most famous for his work at the Königliches Schauspielhaus (later the Berlin State Opera (Staatsoper Unter den Linden) from 1906 to 1937, and later as the conductor of Berlin's Städtische Oper from 1949 to 1953. Blech was known for his reliable, clear, and elegant performances, especially of works byWagner, Verdi, and Bizet's Carmen (which he conducted over 600 times), and for his sensitivity as an accompanist.

Browse music by forms

Browse music by instruments

Browse music by periods