Saturday, May 7, 2011

Ormandy, Eugene

Eugene Ormandy(1899-1985), Hungarian/American conductor, born in Hungary, studied at the Budapest Royal Academy, then taught violin there. In 1920 he moved to New York and started conducting career, conducted Capital Orcheatra, Mineapolis Symphony, then 1938 appointed music director of Philadelphia Orchestra and held the position until his death in 1985.

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