Hungarian-British Conductor Sir Georg Solti Died On This Day in 1997 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian-British conductor Sir Georg Solti died on this day in 1997 – aged 84

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Sir Georg Solti Birthday

Hungarian-British conductor Sir Georg Solti died on this day in 1997 – aged 84.

Widely respected as one of the finest conductors of all time, he served Principal conducting positions with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Royal Opera House, Bavarian State Opera, Orchestre de Parisand the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

His 1000th performance with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra was scheduled for October 1997 – yet Maestro Solti passed away suddenly one month prior.

SIR GEORG SOLTI | ELGAR | ENIGMA VARIATIONS | IX ‘NIMROD’ | SIR GEORG SOLTI & LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | 1979

Handel: Messiah <CD>

Chicago Symphony Chorus

Sir George Solti

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Release Date: March 11, 1985

Decca


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