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Arturo Toscanini (1867–1957)


Arturo Toscanini was the most celebrated conductor of his time, considered by many to be the greatest conductor of the twentieth century. He revolutionized musical interpretation by frequently insisting that his orchestras play the music exactly as written, a highly unusual practice in the nineteenth century, when Toscanini began his career. He ... See full bio »

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 2012 Orchestra of Exiles (Documentary) (performer: "Symphony No. 2, in D, Op. 73: I. Allegro Non Troppo")
 2004 La neuvième (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "9th Symphony")
 1993 Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (performer: "Prelude from Tristan und Isolde")
 1982 Poltergeist (arranger: "The Star-Spangled Banner" (1814) - uncredited)
 1973 Blume in Love (performer: "Liebestod")
 1956 The Huntley-Brinkley Report (TV Series) (performer: "Symphony No. 9 (Second Movement)")
 1952 Toscanini: The Television Concerts, Vol. 9 - Beethoven: Symphony No. 5/Respighi: The Pines of Rome (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Symphony No. 5", "The Pines of Rome")
 1952 Toscanini: The Television Concerts, Vol. 8 - Music of Franck, Sibelius, Debussy and Rossini (TV Special) (performer: "Symphonic Interlude", "En Saga", "Two Nocturnes", "William Tell Overture")
 1951 Toscanini: The Television Concerts, Vol. 7 - Music of Wagner (TV Movie) (performer: "Lohengrin: Act I Prelude", "Forest Murmurs" from "Siegfried", "Prelude and Liebestod", "Siegfried's Death and Funeral Music", "Ride of the Valkyries")
 1949 Toscanini: The Television Concerts, Vol. 5 - Verdi: Aida (TV Movie) (performer: "Aida" (complete opera))
 1948 Toscanini: The Television Concerts, Vol. 4 - Music of Mozart, Dvorak and Wagner (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Symphony No. 40 in G Minor", "Symphonic Variations", "Overture to 'Tannhauser'")
 1948 Toscanini: The Television Concerts, Vol. 2 - Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (TV Special) (performer: "Symphony No. 9 in D Minor")
 1948 Toscanini: The Television Concerts, Vol. 1 - Music of Wagner (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III", "Tannhauser: Overture and Bacchanale", "Forest Murmurs", "Dawn", "Siegfried's Rhine Journey", "Ride of the Valkyries")
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Other Works:

He conducted the world premiere of Samuel Barber's famous "Adagio for Strings" in 1939. See more »

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5 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »
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I kissed my first girl and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. I haven't had time for tobacco since. See more »

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He was awarded 2 Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: for Radio at 6336 Hollywood Boulevard, and for Recording at 6725 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. See more »

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