(July 19 1855
– June 7 1932
) was an Austrian
. Paur was born in Czernowitz
, now Ukraine
, and trained in Vienna
before working as a conductor in Kassel
. He then emigrated to the United States
where he led the Boston Symphony Orchestra
, New York Philharmonic
and Pittsburgh Symphony
. After returning to Germany, he went on to conduct Berlin State Opera
. Paur was considered a serious conductor, favouring the works of Johannes Brahms
, which were at the time considered heavy listening.
Paur died in Místek, Czechoslovakia, now the Czech Republic.
- Emil Paur at the Pittsburgh Symphony
- Kenny, Ellen (1951). "Some Letters to Emil Paur". Notes, 2nd Ser vol. 8 (no. 4): pp. 631–649. Retrieved on 2007-07-26.