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Eugene Ormandy (Conductor)

Born: 18th November 1899, Budapest, Austria-Hungary,

Died: 12th March 1985, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Nationality: Hungarian-American

Eugene Ormandy KBE was a Hungarian-American conductor and violinist, best known for his association with the Philadelphia Orchestra, as its music director. His 44-year association with the orchestra is one of the longest enjoyed by any conductor with a single orchestra. Under his baton, the Philadelphia Orchestra had three gold records and won two Grammy Awards.

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