Karl Böhm (August 28, 1894 - August 14, 1981) was a noted conductor. Born in Graz, Austria he began conducting in that music filled city. Later he would direct many of the world's best orchestras in Munich, Berlin, and Vienna. Böhm was a close colleague of Richard Strauss and directed many of Strauss' works at their premiere. He was also noted for his interpretations of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's operas.
Böhm died in Salzburg.