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Leonard Bernstein
(1918 - 1990)

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1918 Born 25 August in Lawrence, Massachusetts
1935 Studies at Harvard University with composer Walter Piston
1939 Continues studies at Curtis Institute in Philadelphia
1943 Conducting debut with New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
1944 Jeremiah wins New York Music Critics' Award
1949 Conducts Boston Symphony Orchestra in world premiere of Messiaen's Turangalila Symphony
1953 First American to conduct at La Scala, Milan
1957 New York opening of musical West Side Story
1969 "Laureate Conductor for Life" of New York Philharmonic Orchestra
1971 Composes Mass for opening of the John F.Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
1990 Dies 14 October in New York
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