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Today in WMH: Magical Maestro


1/23 Today in Weird Music History: 1922.  Maestro Arthur Nikisch dies in Leipzig. Known as “The Magician, ” Nikisch was the first maestro to use the then magical technologies of recordings and movies.  He was both the first conductor to record a complete symphony and the first major conductor to be captured in a motion picture. 


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