This day (October 14, 1990), in New York City, New York, died Leonard Bernstein, American composer (of who composed the music for ‘West Side Story’ among others), pianist and conductor
Wikipedia : This day (October 14, 1990), in New York City, New York, died Leonard Bernstein, American composer (of who composed the music for ‘West Side Story’ among others), pianist and conductor
Leonard Bernstein – The Official Website :
@allmusic : Already well-known by the time he took over the New York Philharmonic, Bernstein became truly famous in 1958, with the first of his series of televised Young People’s Concerts, fondly remembered by many as their introduction to the world of classical music.
@last.fm : Bernstein, a unique source of creative energy in America’s music throughout his entire adult lifetime, was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on August 25, 1918.
@Discogs : American composer, conductor and pianist, famed for his time as music director with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and his works such as West Side Story and On The Town.
Audio : Le Carnaval des Animaux: Volière . America . Maria . I Feel Pretty . Tonight . Rhapsody In Blue . Adagio For Strings . Symphony No9 E Minor . An American In Paris . 1812 Festival Overture .
Video : Candide Overture: Leonard Bernstein conducting . w/ Eileen Farrell – Some Other Time! . Family Reminiscences . John Axelrod – On the Waterfront (1/2) . John Axelrod – On The Waterfront (2/2) . Venezuelan Brass Ensemble – Leonard Bernstein Mambo . West Side Story Studio-Takes (2A) . Katia & Marielle LabÃ¨que – America . w/ Jose Carreras – Making Of West Side Story . June Anderson ( Bernstein Conducts – 1989) – Candide . Bernstein – With Glenn Gould .