Personalities | Fritz Reiner | Modern Era | Classical

American conductor

Born in Hungary, Reiner held operatic positions in Budapest, Ljubljana and Dresden. In the US he conducted in Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, at the Metropolitan Opera and, most famously, was music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1953. Renowned as a martinet, he brought great power to his performances.

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