György Fischer

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György Fischer
Fischer György 2005.jpg
György Fischer in 2005
Born (1935-08-12) 12 August 1935 (age 83)
Other namesGyorgy Fischer
Gyorgy J. Fischer
Georg Fischer
OccupationPianist, Conductor
Partner(s)Lucia Popp
Ida Bieler
Parent(s)Pál Fischer (1892–1945)

György Fischer (born 12 August 1935 in Budapest) is a Hungarian pianist and conductor.


Assistant to Herbert von Karajan at the Vienna Opera, he became a specialist in the works of Mozart, conducting operas in Cologne, Munich, and South America.[1] He performed with the Australian Opera in 1987. First he married opera singer Lucia Popp.[2] After being divorced from her he married American violinist Ida Bieler.[3] His sister-in-law was Hungarian actress Flóra Kádár, the first wife of his elder brother, DOP and photojournalist Péter Fischer.[4]


  1. ^ "György Fischer". Oxford Dictionary of Music. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Peter Fisher's work lives on". The Jewish Chronicle Online. 2013-03-21. Retrieved 2016-07-28.
  3. ^ "Ida C Bieler & Gyorgy J Fischer". Ancestry. Retrieved 2016-07-29.
  4. ^ "Fisher Péter (Fischer)" (in Hungarian). Geni. Retrieved 2016-07-28.


Media related to György Fischer at Wikimedia Commons

  • Cummings, David M. (2000). Fischer, György. International Who's who in Music and Musicians' Directory (in the Classical and Light Classical Fields 2000/2001 Volume One (Seventeenth Edition). Cambridge: International Biographical Centre/Melrose Press. p. 200. Retrieved 2016-07-29.