Peter Gellhorn & Margaret Bruce
Coach and conductor at Royal College of Music's Opera School
During the 1970s and 80s, Gellhorn works variously as a coach and teacher at the National Opera Studio, Dartington, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and others.
Co-founder and conductor of Opera Barga in Italy
Works with BBC Singers (renamed BBC Chorus under Gellhorn but reverted to BBC Singers in 1972). Retires at when 60 years old.
Starts working at Glyndebourne as conductor and chorus master
Assistant to Karl Rankl, Musical Director at Royal Opera House. (Rankl resigned in 1951 and was followed by a series of guest conductors). Gellhorn conducted at ROH and on tour.
Becomes conductor of the Carl Rosa Opera Company
World War II ends
Assistant conductor with Sadler's Wells Opera (then based in Burnley, Lancashire)
Gellhorn classed as enemy alien. Sent to Mooragh internment camp, Ramsey, Isle of Man
World War II declared
Emigrates to Britain
Completes studies in Berlin
Moves to Berlin, Germany
Born in Breslau, Germany