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Georg Solti

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The academy gave me a grounding in discipline and hard work that has sustained me throughout my life, and the lessons I learned there I now try to impress on young people.

— Georg Solti

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I can only hope that neither of my daughters was scarred by their upbringing.

— Georg Solti

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I wanted to get away from my past and everything connected with it.

— Georg Solti

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I would never have become music director of the Chicago Symphony, which would have been an extremely sad loss.

— Georg Solti

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My entire learning process is slow, because I have no visual memory.

— Georg Solti

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The experience awakened 'my tremendous musical ambition, which has never subsided to this day.

— Georg Solti

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The stag tells him that he is the eldest of the sons - the father's favorite - and he warns the father that if he tries to shoot any of the stags, their antlers will tear him to pieces.

— Georg Solti

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From 1972 to 1997 he conducted ten operas some of them in several seasons. Gordon Parry the Decca engineer who worked with Solti and Culshaw on the Ring recordings observed "Many people have said 'Oh well of course John Culshaw made Solti. He benefited from the encouragement of the elderly Richard Strauss in whose presence he conducted Der Rosenkavalier.

During his time with the Chicago orchestra he also had shorter spells in charge of the Orchestre de Paris and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Under his musical directorship the status of the company was recognised with the grant of the title "the Royal Opera". He became a British subject in 1972.

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