Music Conductors in History (Part 4)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 427

  • 1927-09-25 Sir Colin Davis, Weybridge England, conductor (NY Met 1967-71)
  • 1928-04-18 Jean-Francois Pailliard, Vitry-le-Francois France, conductor
  • 1928-05-30 Gustav Leonhardt, Master Dutch Harpsichordist, organist and conductor
  • 1928-06-16 Sergiu Comissiona, Buch Romania, conductor (Haifa Symph 1959-64)
  • 1928-07-14 Ole Schmidt, Danish composer and conductor, born in Copenhagen (d. 2010)
  • 1928-07-23 Leon Fleisher, pianist and conductor (Annapolis Symph 1973-77), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1928-09-06 Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor (Siberian Fantasy), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1929-03-04 Bernard Haitink, Amsterdam Neth, conductor (London Phil Orch 1969-78)
  • 1929-04-06 Andre Previn, conductor (London Symphony)/pianist, born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1929-04-14 Paavo Berglund, Finnish conductor (works of Sibelius)
  • 1929-08-10 John Alldis, composer/conductor
  • 1929-08-28 Istvan Kertesz, Hungarian orchestral and operatic conductor, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1929-09-08 Christoph von Dohnanyi, German conductor
  • 1929-11-02 Harold Farberman, American conductor/composer (Medea), born in NYC, New York
  • 1929-11-20 Kenneth DeWitt Schermerhorn, conductor (Amer Ballet), born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1929-12-06 Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Austrian conductor (Early Music Movement), born in Berlin (d. 2016)
  • 1930-03-06 Lorin Maazel, French conductor (NBC Symphony Orch 1941), born in Neuilly France, (d. 2014)
  • 1930-03-09 Thomas Schippers, Kalamazoo Mich, conductor (Amahl & Night Visitors)
  • 1930-03-18 Maurice Peress, American conductor (KC Philharmonic 1974-80), born in NYC, New York
  • 1930-06-19 Jul Levi, Bulgarian composer and conductor, born in Salonica, Greece
  • 1930-06-26 Willem G Statius Muller, Netherlands Antilles, conductor/pianist/composer
  • 1930-07-03 Carlos Kleiber, conductor (Bavarian State Orch 1968), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1930-08-20 Mario Bernardi, Canadian conductor
  • 1930-09-29 Richard Bonynge, Australian conductor (Aust Orch Sydney-1976), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1930-11-11 Vernon Handley, English conductor
  • 1931-05-04 Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, Russian conductor (USSR State Radio), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1931-06-20 Arne Nordheim, Larvik Norway, conductor/composer (Aftonland)
  • 1931-06-30 James Loughran, British conductor
  • 1931-08-21 Gregg Smith, choral conductor and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • 1931-11-30 Gunther Herbig, Usti-nad-Labem Czech, conductor (East Berlin Orch)
  • 1932-02-08 John Towner Williams, composer/conductor (Boston Pops), born in Flushing, New York
  • 1932-04-09 Armin Jordan, Swiss conductor (d. 2006)
  • 1932-10-16 Henry Jay Lewis, conductor/bass (LA Philharmonic 1955-59), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1933-01-30 Richard Dufallo, clarinetist/conductor, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1933-05-29 Helmuth Rilling, German conductor
  • 1933-06-17 Christian Ferras, French violinist/conductor
  • 1933-06-22 Libor Pešek, Czech conductor
  • 1933-06-26 Claudio Abbado, composer/conductor (London Symph-1982), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1933-08-11 Tamas Vasary, pianist/conductor
  • 1933-09-15 Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Spanish conductor
  • 1934-02-14 Michel Corboz, Swiss conductor
  • 1934-02-18 Aldo Ceccato, conductor (Detroit Symph Orch 1973-77), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1934-05-22 Peter Nero, American conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY), born in NYC, New York
  • 1934-06-06 Philippe Entremont, France, pianist/conductor (Vienna Chamber Orch)
  • 1934-11-19 David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
  • 1935-01-01 Harold Martina, Netherland Antilles, pianist/conductor
  • 1935-04-10 Jorge Mester, Mexico City Mexico, conductor (Louisville Orch 1967-79)
  • 1935-09-01 Seiji Ozawa, Hoten Manchuria, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
  • 1936-01-01 Eve Queler, American conductor, born in NYC, New York
  • 1936-01-08 Zdeněk Mácal, Czech conductor
  • 1936-01-13 Ami Maayani, Israeli composer and conductor, born in Ramat Gan, Israel
  • 1936-04-22 Pierre Hétu, French Canadian conductor and pianist (d. 1998)
  • 1936-04-29 Zubin Mehta, conductor (NY Philharmonic), born in Mumbai, India
  • 1936-07-09 David Joel Zinman, American composer/conductor (Balt Symphony-1983), born in NYC, New York

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1936-09-02 Andrew Grove, Hungarian-American pioneer in the semiconductor industry and one of the founders and CEO of Intel, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2016)

Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel Andrew Grove
Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel
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  • 1936-10-07 Charles Dutoit, Swiss conductor
  • 1936-10-28 Carl Davis, American-born musical conductor and composer
  • 1936-11-21 James DePreist, American conductor (Mitropolos 1964), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1936-11-22 Hans Zender, German composer and conductor, born in Wiesbaden
  • 1937-05-13 Judith Somogi, American conductor (Frankfurt Opera-1982), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937-06-07 Neeme Järvi, Estonian conductor
  • 1937-07-06 Vladimir Ashkenazy, Russian pianist/conductor (Tchakowsky-1961), born in Gorky, Russia
  • 1938-05-10 Maxim Shostakovich, Leningrad Russia, conductor (Atlanta Symph)
  • 1938-12-03 Jose Serebrier, Montevideo Uruguay, conductor/composer (Star Wagon)
  • 1938-12-10 Yuri Temirkanov, Nalchik Russia, conductor (Kirov)
  • 1939-02-18 Marek Janowski, Polish-born conductor
  • 1939-03-01 Leo Brouwer, Cuban composer, conductor and musician, born in Havana
  • 1939-05-21 Heinz Holliger, composer, oboist, & conductor
  • 1940-02-20 Christoph Eschenbach, Breslau, Germany, pianist/conductor
  • 1940-05-06 Murray Sidlin, American conductor (National Symphony 1973-77), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1941-01-07 Iona Brown, British violinist and conductor (d. 2004)
  • 1941-06-01 Edo de Waart, Amsterdam Holland, conductor (Houston Opera-1976)
  • 1941-07-28 Riccardo Muti, Napoli Italy, conductor (Philadelphia Orch)
  • 1941-09-26 Salvatore Accardo, Italian violinist and conductor
  • 1941-12-06 John Nelson, San Jose Costa Rica, conductor (Les Troyens of Berlioz)
  • 1941-12-11 Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer/conductor
  • 1942-06-18 Hans Vonk, Dutch conductor
  • 1942-09-05 Eduardo Mata, Mexico City Mexico, conductor (Improvisaciones)
  • 1942-11-10 Michel Tabachnik, Swiss composer/conductor
  • 1942-11-15 Daniel Barenboim, Buenos Aires Argentinia, pianist/conductor
  • 1943-01-07 Sir Richard Armstrong, British conductor
  • 1943-01-14 Mariss Jansons, Latvian conductor
  • 1943-03-21 Hartmut Haenchen, German conductor
  • 1943-04-20 John Eliot Gardiner, English conductor
  • 1943-06-23 James Levine, American conductor, (director of the Metropolitan Opera), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1944-01-03 David Atherton, English conductor
  • 1944-02-02 Andrew Davis, Ashbridge, England, conductor (New Phil Orch-London)
  • 1944-04-22 Joshua Rifkin, American conductor and musicologist who played a key rold in the ragtime revival of the 1970s, born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-09-01 Leonard Slatkin, conductor (Concert Orch, Neth), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-11-04 Willem Breuker, Dutch saxophonist/conductor (WB Collective)
  • 1944-12-21 Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (NY Phil Young People), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-09-12 John Mauceri, American conductor (Washington, D.C. Opera), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-03-16 Hubert Soudant, Dutch conductor
  • 1946-08-19 Beat Raaflaub, Swiss conductor
  • 1946-11-02 Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor/composer (Sunnyata), born in Venice, Italy
  • 1946-12-16 Trevor Pinnock, English conductor and harpsichordist
  • 1946-12-21 Christopher Keene, conductor (La Traviata), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1947-01-07 David Porcelijn, Dutch composer/conductor
  • 1947-06-02 Mark Elder, British opera and symphony conductor
  • 1947-08-19 Gerard Schwarz, Weehawken NJ, trumpeter/conductor (LA Chamber Orch)

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