Curtis mourns its conducting professor
February 26, 2016 by norman lebrecht
We have received notice of the death, at 89, of Otto-Werner Mueller, professor of conducting at the Curtis Institute, possibly the most sought-after tutor in America.
His students included Paavo Järvi, Alan Gilbert, Miguel Harth-Bedoya and Rossen Milanov.
Muti, O-WM, Gary Graffman, 1987
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
My heart is heavy, and I’m filled with sadness as I share the news that my beloved husband Otto-Werner Mueller passed away peacefully at our home in Charlotte on Thursday evening, February 25.
I will soon provide more information on Otto’s amazing life and memorials to honor him in Charlotte, New York and Philadelphia.
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