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Heinrich Schmidt

Full name: Heinrich Schmidt
Gender: Male
Born: September 25, 1904 in Wöllersdorf-Steinabrückl, Niederösterreich, Austria
Died: November 29, 1988 in Vienna, Wien, Austria
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Art Competitions


Heinrich Schmidt was a well-known Austrian répétiteur, conductor and composer. He started his musical studies at the Music Academy in Wien (Vienna), where he himself started teaching in 1930, additionally working at the “Theater in der Josefstadt.” From 1940-46 Schmidt acted as a solo coach and principal tutor at the “Bayerische Staatsoper” in München under the famous conductor Clemens Krauss, and from 1943 was the principal tutor for the Salzburg Festival. In 1946, he returned to the Staatsoper in Wien, becoming an assistant of Wilhelm Furtwängler in 1949. Schmidt was engaged at La Scala in Milano in 1949-55, while in 1955-72 he was principal tutor at the Staatsoper in Wien. Several of his historical recordings are still available.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Music, Unknown Event Austria AUT AC

Mixed Music, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Art Competitions Austria Final Standings AC Gruß an Olympia
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