Fiedler, Arthur

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Name
Fiedler, Arthur Gender: M
born on 17 December 1894 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Boston MA, USA, 42n22, 71w04
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: McEvoy
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 25°28' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 28°10 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 16°26'



Biography

American conductor most noted for his series of free outdoor concerts, the beloved Boston Pops.

After studying with his musician dad, he trained in Berlin and performed as a symphony pianist 1915-1930. He then took the position of second violinist and violist with the Boston Symphony. He organized a Boston Chamber Orchestra as Conductor in 1924 and began the Boston Pops in 1929.

Fiedler did not marry until he was 50 and then had three kids. Though his household was filled with music, it was a dark, gloomy and shabby house. He was a strict and impatient father, miserly and intimidating to his kids.

He died of heart failure 7/10/1979, Brookline, MA.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Work : Great Achievement 1929 (Founded the Boston Pops)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1945 (Late marriage, age 50)
  • Work : New Job 1915 (Symphony pianist 15 years)
  • Work : New Job 1924 (Boston Chamber Orchestra)

Source Notes

Frances McEvoy quotes him in 1959 and again, 1974

Categories

  • Vocation : Engineer : Mechanical
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Product Marketing
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor (Boston Pops)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Piano, viola, violin)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 84)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field
  • Family : Relationship : Married late/never (Age 50)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three after age 50)
  • Family : Parenting : Hardship - Little money (Intimidating to his children, strict)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Same Job more than 10 yrs (Conductor of Boston Pops)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Founded Boston Pops)
  • Family : Parenting : Abusive - Neglectful
  • Family : Parenting : Parenting late more than 40 (Age 50+ when kids were born)

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