1946 – Leon Botstein, born in Switzerland. He is an American conductor and the President of Bard College. 1962 – Having graduated at age 16 from the High School of Music and Art in New York. 1969 – Earning a bachelor’s degree from University of Chicago, he became the youngest college president in the history ..
1887 – She was born in Paris on the 16th of September. – She studied at the Paris Conservatoire. – She became the staunch, admiring friend of Stravinsky. 1921 – Her music and Fauré’s provided the standards by which she taught, notably at the American Conservatory in Fontainebleau. – ..
1925 – Born on 26th of March in Montbrison, France. The most significant French composer of his generation, as well as a noted conductor and music theorist. 1944 – Studied with the composer and organist Olivier Messiaen at the Paris Conservatoire. 1945 – He studied the 12-tone technique with René Leibowitz, a pupil ..
1909 – Born on January 3rd in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was named Børge Rosenbaum, and his musical talent was no surprise as his father was a musician in the Royal Danish Chapel. 1926 – He was educated at the Royal Danish Academy of Music by Olivo Krause, and later by Victor Schiøler, Frederic Lamond and ..
1894 – Born in Graz, Austria, on the 28th of August. Studied law and earned a doctorate on this subject. He studied music at the Graz Conservatory. 1921 – Bruno Walter engaged him at Munich’s Bavarian State Opera. 1935 – He led the premieres of Strauss’s late works Die Schweigsame Frau ..
US conductor and music scholar 1961-1969 – Founder and music director of Esterhazy Orchestra in New York City. 1977-1986 – Served as music director of Lausanne Symphony Orchestra. – Founder and music director of Geneva Symphony Orchestra. &nb..
1871 – Born on the 21st of April in Aachen, Germany. 1893 – Earned a position as conductor at the Stadttheater in Aachen. 1899 – 1906 – He conducted at the Neues Deutsches Theater in Prague, before moving to the Königliche Oper in Berlin. 1906 – 1937 – Was a German opera composer and conductor ..
1918 – Bernstein was born on the 25th of August in Lawrence, Massachusetts. 1934 – Graduated from Boston Latin School. Attended Harvard University, where he studied music with Walter Piston. He enrolled in the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. 1942 – He composed "Jeremiah Symphony". 1943 – Appointed assistant conductor of the New York ..
1752 – Francesco was born. 1772 – His first opera, Giulio Sabino,was produced in Cremona. – He composed more than eighty operas, often traveling to Naples, Florence, Venice, or Paris to oversee or conduct performances. 1785-1797 – He was an organist at St. Mark’s, Venice; there he also helped reorganize the diocesan archive. ..
1821 – Born on the 12th of April in Ebersbach, Germany. 1855-1876 – As a conductor of the New York Philharmonic Society orchestra, he helped shape the New York PO into a great orchestra; in particular, he championed Liszt, Berlioz, Wagner and Tchaikovsky. 1859 – He led the German Opera company in the first U.S. ..