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us: Masur, Kurt


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  • Variants

    • us: Mazur, Kurt
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1927-07-18
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2015-12-19
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Brieg (Germany)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Greenwich (Conn.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Orchestre national de France
        • Affiliation Start: 2002
        • Affiliation End: 2008
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 21, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) London Philharmonic Orchestra
        • Affiliation Start: 2000
        • Affiliation End: 2007
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 21, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New York Philharmonic
        • Affiliation Start: 1991
        • Affiliation End: 2002
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 21, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
        • Affiliation Start: 1970
        • Affiliation End: 1996
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 21, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Dresdner Philharmonie
        • Affiliation Start: 1967
        • Affiliation End: 1972
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 21, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Komische Oper Berlin
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 21, 2015
    • Gender

        male
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Conducting
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Conductors (Music)
      • Sources

        • found: Italienische und franz√∂sische Koloraturarien. [Phonodisc] 1969?
        • found: Int. ww in mus., 16th ed. (Masur, Kurt; b. July 18, 1927, Brig, Silesia; conductor)
        • found: 678 field information, Dec. 21, 2015 (conductor; b. 7-18-27)
        • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 21, 2015 (in obituary published Dec. 19: Kurt Masur; b. July 18, 1927, Brieg, Silesia (now Brzeg, Poland); d. Saturday [Dec. 19, 2015], Greenwich, Conn., aged 88; music director emeritus of the New York Philharmonic, who was credited with transforming the orchestra from a sullen, lackluster ensemble into one of luminous renown)
      • Change Notes

        • 1982-09-27: new
        • 2015-12-21: revised
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