Monday, 1 June 2020

1300) Eugene Ormandy

Eugene Ormandy (born Jenő Blau; 1899 – 1985). Hungarian-American conductor and violinist, best known for his association with the Philadelphia Orchestra, as its music director. His 44-year association with the orchestra is one of the longest enjoyed by any conductor with a single orchestra. Under his baton, the Philadelphia Orchestra had three gold records and won two Grammy Awards.

- "Instead, they watched with amazement as a diminutive, very young-looking conductor with reddish hair, unknown to most of them, ascended the podium."  https://books.google.it/books…

- "The short violinist with reddish-brown hair eventually became concertmaster of the Capitol Theatre orchestra..."  https://books.google.it/books…

- "The diminutive (5 feet, 5 inches) young musician with the shock of reddish-blond hair soon became a familiar figure on the podium of the Capitol..."  https://www.latimes.com/…/la-xpm-1985-03-13-mn-22065-story.…



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