Artur Rodzinski


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(b Spalato (now Split), Dalmatia, 1892; d Boston, Mass., 1958). Polish-born cond. (Amer. cit. 1933). Début Lwów 1920 (Ernani). Cond. opera and concerts in Warsaw 1921–5. Ass. cond. Philadelphia Orch. 1926–9. Cond. Los Angeles PO 1929–33, Cleveland Orch. 1933–43, NYPO 1943–7, Chicago SO 1947–8. Salzburg Fest. début (concert) 1936 (Vienna PO). Trained and selected players for Toscanini's NBC Orch., 1937. Cond. Amer. première of Shostakovich's The Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, Cleveland 1935.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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