Henry Swoboda

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Henry Swoboda (October 29, 1897 – August 13, 1990) was a Czech conductor and musicologist. He made many recordings for the Westminster label, including the first commercially available record of Bruckner's Sixth Symphony. He worked from 1927 to 1931 for Electrola, Berlin and later as conductor for Radio-Prag. He was a Guestprofessor at University of Southern California between 1931–1939 and emigrated 1939 to the USA.

Lit: Horst Weber, Manuela Schwartz (Ed.), Sources relating to the history of émigré musicians, 1933–1950, vol. 2, Munich 2005, p. 272.