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Jarvi, Neeme

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Born: 1937 AD
Currently alive, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: Estonian
Categories: Conductors

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1937 - Born on the 7th of June in Tallinn.

1971 - He won first prize in the International Conductors Competition at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome.

1980 - Järvi emigrated to the United States of America.

1982 - He became the principal conductor of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, and during his tenure, the recording profile and reputation of the orchestra greatly increased.

1987 - Became an American citizen.

1999 - Järvi was the Music Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and is now its Music Director Emeritus.

2000 - He has helped in fund-raising for the Estonian Academy of Music.

2005 - He is Chief Conductor of Het Residentie Orkest of The Hague.

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