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Prof. Dr. Peter Ruzicka
Credits of the content pictures are specified with the respective photo (unless unknown).
Photo of Herbert von Karajan in the set of Die Walküre 1967: Karajan Archiv – Fotograf: S. Lauterwasser; in Cooperation with the Eliette und Herbert von Karajan Institut.
Header pictures: Christian Thielemann, Staatskapelle Dresden, Applause Cavalleria rusticana/Pagliacci, Hofstallgasse with view towards the Hohensalzburg Fortress: © Matthias Creutziger. Applause Otello: © Wolfgang Lienbacher.
The sketches by Günther Schneider-Siemssen for Die Walküre 1967 have been published in a portfolio of art prints by Peter Oberleithner in 1981 entitled Der erste Visuelle Ring von den Salzburger Osterfestspielen 1967–1970; Hannes Auer photographed these sketches for the reproduction on this website.
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