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Fiedler, Arthur

Born: 1894 AD
Died: 1979 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Conductors

1894 – Born on December 17th in Boston, Massachusetts.

1911 – Attended the Royal Academy of Music Berlin.

1915 – Fiedler returned to Boston at the start of World War I and joined the Boston symphony Orchestra under Karl Muck. He was not only a violinist, but also played as orchestra violist, pianist, organist, and percussionist.

1917 – Served the United States Army.

1924 – He formed and was the conductor of the Boston Sinfonietta, a chamber orchestra made up of Boston Symphony Orchestra members.

1930 – Was the conductor of the Boston Pops.

1941 – Was a United States Coast Guard Reserve.

1945 – Married to Ellen Bottomley.

1954 – Received the French Legion of Honor.

1979 – Died on July 10th in Brookline, Massachusetts.