Fritz Reiner

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Birthday
19, 1888
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Nov 15, 1963 (74)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1888
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Nov 15, 1963 (74)

About

Hungarian orchestra conductor famous for serving as the music director at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He appeared onscreen conducting the New York Philharmonic in the 1947 film Carnegie Hall.

Before Fame

He studied piano, piano pedagogy, and composition at the Franz Liszt Academy.

Trivia

He recorded a version of Brahm's Fourth Symphony with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in 1962.

Family Life

He married three times and also had three daughters.

Associated With

Bela Bartok was one of his instructors at the Liszt Academy.