Daily Telegraph Interviews Franz Welser-Möst

Why all those insults made me stronger
Ivan Hewett talks to controversial conductor Franz Welser-Moest
[Daily Telegraph, 18 August 2005]
“Ah, Frankly Worse-than-Most” is the acid response I get whenever I tell anyone I’m going to interview Franz Welser-Moest.
It was the nickname bestowed on him during his bruising time as music director of the London Philharmonic, a job he bagged when he just 28.