|Birth Day||May 14, 1885|
|Age||134 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jul 6, 1973 (age 88)|
He advocated for new works and new composers, introducing the public to 'From the House of the Dead' by Leoš Janáček, 'Erwartung' by Arnold Schoenberg, 'Oedipus Rex' by Igor Stravinsky, and 'Cardillac' by Paul Hindemith.
He married Jennie Gaissler in 1919, and they had two children together.
He gained fame for his recording of "Eroica," Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 3.