Sad news: Nikolaus Harnoncourt is dead
March 6, 2016 by norman lebrecht
The Harnoncourt family has announced the death of the great conductor, cellist and period instruments pioneer at the age of 86.
He retired from performing in December after a period of illness.
‘An exemplary human being’: First appreciation here.
Harnoncourt’s place in music history here.
Harnoncourt and Lang Lang here.
Gidon Kremer on Harnoncourt here.
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