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Reiner, Fritz, 1888-1963

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Personal name headingReiner, Fritz, 1888-1963
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Variant(s)Reiner, Frederick Martin, 1888-1963
Reiner, Friderik, 1888-1963
Reiner, Frigyes, 1888-1963
See alsoEmployer: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
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Employer: Curtis Institute of Music
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Employer: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
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Employer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
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Other standard no.Q364179
Associated countryHungary
United States
Birth date1888-12-19
Death date1963-11-15
Place of birthBudapest (Hungary)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
Field of activityConducting
AffiliationCincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Curtis Institute of Music
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Profession or occupationConductors (Music)
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Found inChaĭkovskiĭ, P. I. The nutcracker suite, op. 71a: Waltz of the flowers.
Baker, 8th ed. (Reiner, Fritz; b. 12-19-1888, Budapest, d. 11-15-63, New York; conductor)
Zenei lexikon (Reiner, Frigyes; b. 12-19-1888, Bp., d. 11-15-63, New York)
Hart, P. Fritz Reiner, 1994: CIP galleys (legal name upon becoming U.S. citizen: Frederick Martin Reiner; known as Friderik Reiner while living in Laibach, Reiner Frigyes in his native Budapest)
American national biography online, September 14, 2022 (Reiner, Fritz (19 December 1888-15 November 1963), conductor; born in Budapest, Hungary; his parents were Jewish, but he later renounced that faith and became a Roman Catholic; from 1922 onward Reiner's career was mainly concentrated in the United States; in 1928 he became an American citizen; between 1922 and 1931 he was music director of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; for a decade after 1931 he was head of the opera and orchestral departments at the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia; in 1938 was appointed music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, a position he kept for a decade; from 1949 to 1953 served as a leading conductor at the Metropolitan Opera; music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1953-1963))