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19 Aug 2005

Daily Telegraph Interviews Franz Welser-Möst

Why all those insults made me stronger

Ivan Hewett talks to controversial conductor Franz Welser-Moest

[Daily Telegraph, 18 August 2005]

"Ah, Frankly Worse-than-Most" is the acid response I get whenever I tell anyone I'm going to interview Franz Welser-Moest.

It was the nickname bestowed on him during his bruising time as music director of the London Philharmonic, a job he bagged when he just 28.

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