Bern·stein (bûrnʹstīn', -stēn'), Leonard. 1918-1990.
American conductor and composer who wrote numerous choral and symphonic works, including Kaddish (1963), and musicals, notably On the Town (1944) and West Side Story (1957).

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  • BERNSTEIN, LEONARD — (1918–1990), U.S. composer and conductor. Bernstein was born in Lawrence, Mass., and studied at Harvard (1935–39), the Curtis Institute (1939–41), and the Berkshire Music Center (summers of 1940 and 1941), where he took composition with Walter… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Bernstein, Leonard — born Aug. 25, 1918, Lawrence, Mass., U.S. died Oct. 14, 1990, New York, N.Y. U.S. conductor, composer, and writer. He resolved on a music career only after graduating from Harvard University. He studied conducting at the Curtis Institute of Music …   Universalium

  • Bernstein, Leonard — (1918–90)    US conductor and composer. Leonard Bernstein as a conductor earned a special place in the annals of the Israel Symphony Orchestra. In 1949, he persuaded them to ride in trucks and follow the Israel army south to Beersheba, which had… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Bernstein, Leonard — ► (1918 90) Compositor, director y pianista estadounidense. Su obra evidencia la influencia del jazz y de la música popular. Entre sus obras destaca el musical West Side Story (1957). * * * (25 ago. 1918, Lawrence, Mass., EE.UU.–14 oct. 1990,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bernstein, Leonard — (1918 90)    American composer and conductor. He was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became director and conductor of the New York Philharmonic. His many works on Jewish subjects include the symphonies Jeremiah and Kaddish …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Bernstein, Leonard (Louis) — (25 August 1918, Lawrence, Mass. – 14 October 1990, New York)    Conductor and composer of concert music and Broadway shows, he composed two symphonies employing Jewish chants sung by choruses, the Jeremiah Symphony (1943) and the Kaddish… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Leonard Bernstein — ( * [ Discography at SonyBMG Masterworks] * [http://fas musicdpt/bernsteinindex.htm Bernstein s Boston] , a Harvard University research project *… …   Wikipedia

  • Léonard Bernstein — Leonard Bernstein  Ne doit pas être confondu avec le compositeur américain de musique de film Elmer Bernstein Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bernstein. Leonard Bernstein …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Léonard — Leonard oder Léonard ist eine Form des Namens Leonhard. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Bekannte Namensträger 1.1 Vorname 1.2 Familienname 1.3 Künstlername // …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bernstein — Bernstein, Eduard Bernstein, Leonard * * * (as used in expressions) Bernstein, Eduard Bernstein, Leonard Morris Louis Bernstein …   Enciclopedia Universal

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