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Bohnke, Emil b. October 11, 1888 d. May 11, 1928 Conductor, Composer, Violinist. He is probably best remembered for his brief tenure on the podium of the Berlin Symphony Orchestra. The child of a manufacturer, he studied both violin and composition at the Leipzig Conservatory from an early age, then continued training in Berlin after 1901. Bohnke taught at Berlin's Stern Conservatory for two years and first came to note as violinist of the Bandler and Busch String Quartets. From 1923 until 1926 he served as music director of the Leipzig...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Friedhof Dahlem, Dahlem, Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Berlin, Germany
Lehmann, Lilli b. November 24, 1848 d. May 17, 1929 Opera Singer. A soprano of massive repertory, she is perhaps best remembered for her Wagnerian interpretations as well as for her portrayal of Bellini's "Norma". Born Elisabeth Maria Lehmann, she was the child of two opera singer parents and was drawn to the stage early; after training in Prague, she made her 1865 operatic bow there with a small role in Mozart's "The Magic Flute". She eventually graduated to the same work's Pamina before making her 1869 Berlin operatic debut as Marguerite de...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Friedhof Dahlem, Dahlem, Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Berlin, Germany