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Andre Previn
(1929 - )

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1929 Born 6 April, in Berlin
1939 Moves with his family to the U.S., where his grandfather Charles Previn was music director at Universal Studios in Hollywood.
1945 Records first jazz album
1963 Makes his debut as conductor in Saint Louis.
1967 Succeeds Sir John Barbirolli as conductor of the Houston Symphony Orchestra
1968 Principal conductor of the London Symphony until 1979
1976 Conductor, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
1985 Appointed musical director of the British Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
1986 Serves as musical director, Los Angeles Philharmonic
1991 Biography, No Minor Chords -- My Early Days in Hollywood published
1993 Named the Conductor Laureate of the London Symphony Orchestra
1996 January is awarded a Knighthood (KBE) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
1998 Awarded a presidential medal
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