Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: Composer

Biography: Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the United States of America to receive worldwide acclaim. According to The New York Times, he was one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history.

Source/Notes: Leonard Bernstein, statement of 1953, quoted in A Wonderful Life : 50 Eulogies to Lift the Spirit (2006) by Cyrus M. Copeland, p. 190

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Source/Notes: As quoted in Callas : The Art and the Life (1974) by John Ardoin

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