Seiji Ozawa

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Birthday
1, 1935
Birthplace
Shenyang, China
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
1, 1935 (age 83)
Birthplace
Shenyang, China

About

Renowned conductor of the Vienna State Opera and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Early in his career, he also served as music director of both the San Francisco Symphony and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.

Before Fame

He was discovered by acclaimed composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein, who gave him an assistant conductor position with the New York Philharmonic.

Trivia

He became known for his interpretations of nineteenth-century Romantic works.

Family Life

He was born in China to Japanese parents. His son, Yukiyoshi Ozawa, had a career as an actor. He was married twice and he has a daughter named Seira.

Associated With

As a child, he studied the musical compositions of Johann Sebastian Bach.