Herbert von Karajan

Herbert von Karajan bio

Birth Name: Heribert Ritter von Karajan

Occupation: Conductor

Place Of Birth: Austria

Date Of Birth: April 5, 1908

Date Of Death: July 16, 1989

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Austrian

Herbert von Karajan was born on the 5th of April, 1908. He was famous for being a Conductor. Remembered best for his nearly four-decade career as the conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic, von Karajan sold close to two hundred million recordings and won numerous honors, including the Austrian Medal for Science and Art; the Grand Merit Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany; and the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize.

Herbert von Karajan was born in Austria. A piano prodigy, he trained during his childhood years at Salzburg’s Mozarteum and went on to study both piano and conducting at the Vienna Academy. His membership in the Nazi Party (which he joined in 1933) resulted in his being banned from several post-World War II conducting positions.

Herbert von Karajan was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Heribert Ritter von Karajan is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Personal Life

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REAL NAME: Heribert Ritter von Karajan



Zodiac Sign: Herbert von Karajan was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Herbert von Karajan was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Herbert von Karajan had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Herbert von Karajan’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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