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Leonard Bernstein
August 25, 1918 – October
14, 1990
Song: America
from West Side Story
Leonard Bernstein
O Instrument(s): piano,
composer, conductor
O Genre: Classical,
Ballet, Opera,
Interesting Facts
o Music Director of the New York Philharmonic 1958-1969
o First American to conduct opera at the Teatro alla Scala in
o Leading advocate of American composers, especially Aaron
o Created a series of “Young People’s Concerts”
o Compositions were often inspired by his Jewish heritage.
o Had a strong relationship with the country
of Israel throughout his career.
o Composed a variety of genres including symphonies, small
scale instrumental and vocal works, operas, ballets,
o Very passionate about achieving global harmony.