Personalities | Serge Koussevitzky | Modern Era | Classical

American conductor

Born in Russia, Koussevitzky started out as a double bass recitalist, turning to conducting in 1908. He left Russia in 1917, and was conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1924–49. His commissioning of many new works for Boston eventually led to the establishment of the Koussevitzky Music Foundation.

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