Leonard Shure

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Birthday
10, 1910
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Feb 28, 1995 (84)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
10, 1910
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Feb 28, 1995 (84)

About

Highly respected and beloved concert musician and educator who was Artur Schnabel's first and only assistant.

Before Fame

He made his United States debut in 1933 with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Serge Koussevitsky.

Trivia

He had a lengthy teaching career with positions at the Cleveland Institute of Music, the Mannes School of Music, the New England Conservatory of Music, and administered Harvard University's first applied music courses.

Family Life

He would as a child sing coloratura arias while his mother accompanied him from the Flo Ziegfeld Follies pit.

Associated With

His soloist career was legendary, performing with all of the United States' major symphony orchestras and working with esteemed conductors like Leonard Bernstein.