Herbert Albert

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For the American musician and leader of Tijuana Brass, see Herb Alpert.

Herbert Albert (December 26, 1903, Bad Lausick – September 15, 1973) was a German conductor.

Albert was born in Lausick and died in Bad Reichenhall. After studying with Karl Muck as a pianist he later held a succession of music director positions in Baden-Baden, Stuttgart and Breslau in the 1930s and 1940s. From 1946 to 1948 he was principal conductor of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. He held further positions in Graz and Mannheim.

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