Walter Susskind (Conductor)
Born: 1st May 1913, Prague, Czechia
Died: 25th March 1980, Berkeley, California, USA
Jan Walter Susskind was a Czech-born British conductor, teacher and pianist. He began his career in his native Prague, and fled to Britain when Germany invaded the city in 1939. He worked for substantial periods in Australia, Canada and the United States, as a conductor and teacher.