|born on||4 February 1912 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )|
|Place||Vienna, Austria, 48n13, 16e20|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||14°30' 07°47 Asc. 16°05'|
Austrian conductor, studied in Vienna and conducted as an assistant to Bruno Walter and Arturo Toscanini from 1934-1937. He then became engaged by the Metropolitan with his debut conducting "Die Walkure" in 1938. From 1939-1943, he was the Chief conductor of the German repertoire at the Metropolitan. Later in his life he became more active in concerts over opera, appearing with San Francisco Opera and at the Metropolitan.
Leinsdorf died of cancer 9/11/1993 Zurich, Switzerland.
Marc Penfield quotes Hans Taeger "archives" in MH 7/1981. No data given in Taeger's Lexikon. Same data in NFM, no source.
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 81)
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Terminal)