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Karl Leister

  • Clarinetist


When Karl Leister joined the Berlin Philharmonic as principal clarinetist in 1959, the orchestra had been under the autocratic directorship of Herbert von Karajan for five years. Leister served for more
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Karl Leister: The son of a clarinetist, Leister was a musical phenomenon in Berlin, a soloist with the Komische Oper at nineteen and then with the Philharmonic at twenty-one. During his three decades under
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Karl Leister recordings / discography

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