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Leonard Bernstein
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Born: August 25, 1918

Died: October 14, 1990 (aged 72)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Composer

Bio: 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.

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