Hungarian Conductor István Kertész Born On This Day in 1929 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Internationally acclaimed Hungarian conductor István Kertész was born on this day in 1929

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István Kertész Birthday

Internationally acclaimed Hungarian conductor István Kertész was born on this day in 1929.

Remembered as one of the finest conductors of the 20th Century, he served prestigious conducting positions with the Hamburg Symphony Orchetra, The Cleveland Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Hamburg State Opera, Berlin Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Cologne Opera, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.

Maestro Kertész drowned in 1973, while on a concert tour, swimming off the coast of Israel.

DVORÁK | CARNIVAL OVERTURE | ISTVAN KERTESZ & LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1966

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