Violinist and Conductor Eugene Ormandy Died On This Day in 1985 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian-born violinist and conductor Eugene Ormandy died on this day in 1985 – aged 85

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Hungarian-born violinist and conductor Eugene Ormandy died on this day in 1985 – aged 85.

Maestro Ormandy is remembered as one of the finest conductors of the 20th Century.

He held a 44 year tenure as Music Director of The Philadelphia Orchestra – conducting 100-180 concerts per year.

 

TCHAIKOVSKY | ROMEO AND JULIET | EUGENE ORMANDY & THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA | 1979

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