Leonard Bernstein

composer, conductor
Born: 8/25/1918
Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts

The first American-born superstar conductor, he was the principal conductor of the New York Philharmonic from 1957 to 1970. He also composed numerous choral and symphonic works but is best remembered for his musicals, including On the Town (1944) and West Side Story (1957), and for his operetta Candide (1956).

Died: 10/14/1990

Sandra BernhardBChuck Berry

More on Leonard Bernstein from Fact Monster:

  • Leonard Bernstein - Bernstein, Leonard Bernstein, Leonard , 1918–90, American composer, conductor, and pianist, ...
  • August 25 Birthdays: Leonard Bernstein - August 25 birthdays: Leonard Bernstein, Tim Burton, Regis Philbin, Allan Pinkerton, Sean Connery, Althea Gibson, Sir Hans Adolf Krebs, George Wallace
  • Robert Saudek - Robert Saudek television producer Born: 1911 Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania A broadcasting ...
  • This Day in History: October 14 - October 14 1066 The Normans, under William the Conqueror, defeated the English at the Battle of ...
  • Michael Tilson Thomas - Thomas, Michael Tilson Thomas, Michael Tilson, 1944–, American conductor, composer, and ...

Play Hangman

Play Poptropica

Play Quizzes

Play Tic Tac Toe