Milton Katims

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Birthday
24, 1909
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
DEATH DATE
Feb 27, 2006 (96)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1909
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
DEATH DATE
Feb 27, 2006 (96)

About

Conductor of the Seattle Symphony for over two decades who also composed dozens of original works.

Before Fame

He spent 11 years with the NBC Symphony Orchestra as a guest artist under Toscanini's conducting and recorded several works with them.

Trivia

He took over the Seattle Symphony Orchestra in 1954 when it was little more than a small somewhat professional ensemble, helping to transform it into a renowned organization.

Family Life

He was born in Brooklyn, New York. His parents were of Austro-Hungarian and Russian descent.

Associated With

He created a concert series presenting up and coming musicians and once featured the cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

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