Michael Tilson Thomas

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Birthday
21, 1944
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
21, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA

About

Conductor who has gained massive fame as the music director for the San Francisco Symphony. In 1987, he founded the New World Symphony in Florida, and has since conducted at Carnegie Gall, London Symphony Orchestra, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. 

Before Fame

He graduated from the famed USC Thornton School of Music. He earned his first music directing position at the Ojai Music Festival. 

Trivia

He founded the popular YouTube Symphony Orchestra in 2009. He has also hosted the PBS TV series Keeping Score.

Family Life

He married his partner of thirty-plus years Joshua in November 2014. 

Associated With

He collaborated with famed singer Measha Brueggergosman during the YouTube Symphony Orchestra's debut summit at The Juilliard School in 2009. 

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