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Fritz Reiner

Fritz Reiner (Conductor)

Born: 19th December 1888, Budapest, Hungary

Died: 15th November 1963, New York, New York, USA

Nationality: Hungarian

Fritz Reiner was a legend among conductors. Universally admired for his music making, widely disliked for his aggressive and exacting temperament, and survived by a legacy of definitive recorded performances, he was largely responsible for the artistic ascendancy of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and exerted considerable influence on generations of musicians.

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