Friedemann Layer

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Friedemann Layer (30 October 1941 – 3 November 2019)[1][2] was an Austrian conductor. He was assistant to Herbert von Karajan in Ulm and to Karl Böhm.[3] In 1989, he conducted a film version of Der Schauspieldirektor, with Zdzisława Donat and Christian Boesch in the cast.

Layer was chief conductor of the Opéra national de Montpellier from 1994 to 2007.[1]

Selected discography[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Death of an Austrian Maestro, 78". slippeddisc. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Dirigent Friedemann Layer gestorben". (in German). Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Bio". Archived from the original on 2012-03-15. Retrieved 2010-12-03.