Story: Classical musicians

Georg Tintner conducting

Georg Tintner conducting

Georg Tintner is shown conducting in 1953, when he was working in both New Zealand and Australia. The position of his left hand was typical, earning him the nickname 'The claw' in Australia.

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Peter Walls, 'Classical musicians - New Zealand-based musicians', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/45490/georg-tintner-conducting (accessed 8 December 2019)

Story by Peter Walls, published 22 Oct 2014