for the composer Heinz Tiessen from whom he heard a quartet on the Rumanian radio in Bucharest. Celibidache enters the conservatory and, at around the same time, the philosophy section at University. · Until 1945: intense studying and also teaching at the conservatory. His main teachers are Heinz Tiessen, Hugo Distler, Walter Gmeindl; he writes a doctorate on Josquin des Prés and works on his own