1942 - Daniel Barenboim was born 15th of November in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1952 - Barenboim made his debut as a pianist in Vienna and Rome.
1954 - Daniel Barenboim made his first gramophone recordings.
1957 - Barenboim with Leopold Stokowski conducting the Symphony of the Air.
1967 - His début as a conductor with the New Philharmonia Orchestra in London.
1973 - Daniel Barenboim made his opera conducting début with a performance of Mozart's Don Giovanni at the Edinburgh International Festival.
1975-1989 - He was Music Director of the Orchestre de Paris, his tenure marked by a commitment to contemporary music, with performances of works by Lutoslawski, Berio, Boulez, Henze, Dutilleux, Takemitsu and others.
1991 - Daniel Barenboim succeeded Sir Georg Solti as Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
1992 - He became General Music Director of the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin.
Daniel Barenboim's best selling recording of Argentinian tangos, Mi Buenos Aires Querido.
2000 - The Staatskapelle Berlin elected Daniel Barenboim chief conductor for life.
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