Ernst von Schuch

Ernst von Schuch

Ernst Edler von Schuch, born Ernst Gottfried Schuch was an Austrian conductor who became famous through his working collaborations with Richard Strauss at the Dresden Court Opera. Schuch first studied law but then turned to music, trained at first by E. Stolz. He studied in Graz and later in Vienna, briefly with Felix Otto Dessoff, and started his conducting career in 1867 as Kapellmeister at Lobe's Theatre in Breslau while the Breslau Opera was out of action following a fire. Coincidentally, a father and son with the same family name Schuch had built and run the first opera theatre in Breslau 120 years earlier: There followed engagements in Würzburg, Graz and Basle, until he was ... more on Wikipedia

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