Celibidache and Furtwängler's return
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The History of the Berlin Philharmonic
7. Celibidache and Furtwängler's return
Sadly, Furtwängler's replacement Leo Borchard was accidentally shot dead by an American soldier in 1945. After the seven-year tenure of Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache (pictured) was over in 1952, Furtwängler returned as principal until his death two years later.