Joseph Rosenstock


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(b Craców, 1895; d NY, 1985).

Polish‐born conductor and pianist (Amer. cit. 1949). Cond., Darmstadt Opera 1920–5, Wiesbaden 1927–9, Mannheim 1930–3; mus. dir. Jewish Kulturbund, Berlin, 1933–6. Début NY Met 1929. Cond. in Tokyo 1937–41. Settled in USA 1946. Cond., NY City Opera 1948–56 (dir. from 1952); mus. dir. Cologne Opera 1958–61. Returned to USA 1961, conducting at NY Met 1961–8, and S. Francisco Opera.

Subjects: Music.

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