Music Conductors in History (Part 4)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 435

  • 1926-07-14 Jan Krenz, Polish conductor and composer, born in Włocławku, Poland
  • 1927-03-27 Mstislav Leopold Rostropovich, Baku USSR, cellist/conductor
  • 1927-06-02 Andre Vandernoot, Flemish conductor (Royal Flemish Opera)
  • 1927-06-17 Martin Böttcher, German conductor
  • 1927-07-11 Herbert Blomstedt, American conductor, born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1927-07-18 Kurt Masur, German conductor (New York Philharmonic), born in Breig (d. 2015)
  • 1927-07-20 Michael Gielen, Austrian conductor/composer
  • 1927-08-11 Raymond Leppard, conductor (St Louis Symphony Orch), born in London, England
  • 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, Russian conductor (Siberian Fantasy), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2002)
  • 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
  • 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, Italian conductor (Philadelphia Orch), born in Naples, Italy
  • 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, Mexican conductor (Improvisaciones), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 1995)
  • 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, American conductor (Detroit Symphony), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-10-02 Ton Koopman, Dutch conductor (Royal Conservatory of the Hague), born in Zwolle, Netherlands
  • 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

Deaths in Music