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Fiedler, Arthur

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Born: 1894 AD
Died: 1979 AD, at 84 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Conductors

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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.

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