Hermann Fliege

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Hermann Fliege (9 September 1829, Stendal, Germany – 8 November 1907, St Petersburg)[1] was a German composer and conductor. In 1882 he was appointed the first director of what would later become the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra when he was named leader of a band of 100 musicians at the court of Tsar Alexander III.[2] He continued to hold this position until his death in 1907.


  • Eine fromme Schwester (opera)[3]


  1. ^ Schuster, Bernhard (ed.) (1908). Die Musik (in German). vol. xxv. Berlin, Leipzig: Schuster & Loeffler. p. 320. OCLC 1696908. 
  2. ^ Seitz, Robert (ed.) (1882). Musikalisches Centralblatt (in German). vol. 2. Leipzig: Robert Seitz. p. 373. OCLC 72814804. 
  3. ^ Fliege, Hermann; O Pätel; Wilhelm Mannstädt (n.d.). Eine fromme Schwester: Singspiel in 1 Akt. Berlin: A. Kühling. OCLC 84513635. 

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Preceded by
Music Director, St Petersburg Philharmonic
Succeeded by
Hugo Varlikh