Max Lempel

Max Lempel was born in Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire, in 1900 into an assimilated Jewish family. He studied at the Akademie für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna and was a member of a Zionist youth movement in the city. He studied in Vienna and Prague with Alexander von Zemlinsky and collaborated with him as a conductor and organist. Upon his return to Vienna from Prague, he continued his career as a conductor of choirs and orchestras.


Art, Ideology & Ecomomics in Nazi Germany: The Reich Chambers of Music, Theater, and the Visual Arts

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Illustrates how Nazi officials used economic and professional incentives to persuade artists - including musicians, composers, and conductors - to support the regime. Includes and extensive bibliography and an index.

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