Erich Leinsdorf (Conductor)
Born: 4th February 1912, Vienna
Died: 11th September 1993, Zürich, Switzerland
Nationality: Austrian-born American
Erich Leinsdorf was an Austrian-born American conductor. He performed and recorded with leading orchestras and opera companies throughout the United States and Europe, earning a reputation for exacting standards as well as an acerbic personality. He also published books and essays on musical matters.