Eduard Van Beinum


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(b Arnhem, Holland, 1900; d Amsterdam, 1959).

Dutch conductor. Began career in Haarlem 1926–31; 2nd cond., Concertgebouw Orch. of Amsterdam 1931–8, then associate to Mengelberg whom he succeeded as chief cond. 1945. London début, LPO 1946. Took Concertgebouw Orch. on Amer. tour 1954. Prin. cond. LPO 1949–51. Cond. Los Angeles PO 1956–9. Salzburg Fest. 1957 (Berlin PO).

Subjects: Music.

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