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 (stə-kôv′skē, -kôf′-, -kou′-), Leopold Antoni Stanislaw 1882-1977.
British-born American conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra (1912-1941) and other major symphonies. He founded the American Symphony Orchestra in 1962.


(Biography) Leopold. 1887–1977, US conductor, born in Britain. He did much to popularize classical music with orchestral transcriptions and film appearances, esp in Fantasia (1940)


(stəˈkaʊ ski, -ˈkɔf-, -ˈkɔv-)

Leopold Antoni Stanislaw, 1882–1977, U.S. orchestra conductor, born in England.
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Las curiosidades y saberes de JEP van, por ejemplo, del retrato hablado del poeta estadounidense Peter Lowell (1917-1977)--quien tuvo el infortunio, ademas de los pocos seguidores que tiene la poesia--de morir el mismo dia que murio el celebre Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977) y tres dias despues de que falleciera Maria Callas (1923-1977), y de ese modo quedar relegado en las notas-obituarios a una evocacion del asesinato de Emiliano Zapata (1879-1919) a manos de Jesus Guajardo que, simulando una prueba de fidelidad, lo embosco el 10 de abril de 1919.
5 acres and alluringly private at the end of a serpentine private lane, the property was owned in the 1930s and '40s by "Fantasia" composer Leopold Stokowski, who lived there briefly with his third wife, heiress and designer-jeans pioneer Gloria Vanderbilt, and frequently hosted famous friends like Greta Garbo.
There were visits by the Old Vic theatre company and Sadler's Wells ballet; Benjamin Britten conducted his own operas at the Royal Court, and Thomas Beecham and Leopold Stokowski directed concerts.
From the string players who would concertize under Leopold Stokowski at Philadelphia's Academy of Music and then sit in with local klezmorim, to the band member told by the caterer to put on a coat and hat so he could sign the ketubah (wedding document) for a particularly Orthodox rabbi who needed a "gute yid" (a pious Jew) as a witness, these vignettes are fascinating looks into the world of these klezmorim (55).
24, performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Leopold Stokowski.
The Concerto for the Theremin and Orchestra by Fuleihan was commissioned by the famous conductor Leopold Stokowski for his New York City Symphony and theremin virtuosa Clara Rockmore.
Su carrera en Europa habia sido correcta y habia merecido el respeto de musicos competentes: Richard Strauss dirigio su primera (alemanoide pero muy audible) sinfonia; Stokowski le encargaba obras, Rimski-Korsakov quiso llevarselo a su conservatorio, etcetera.
In "La Musique," they capture what composer Leopold Stokowski said, that "musicians paint their pictures on silence.
Leopold Stokowski recorded this selection of 15 pieces in 1953 with the egoistically named "His Symphony Orchestra", players from the NBC and New York Philharmonic orchestras.
Although we often attribute the rise of the American orchestra to conductors like Leopold Stokowski and Arturo Toscanini, Judson's simultaneous management of two of the country's most famous ensembles must not be ignored.
In which Disney film did the renowned conductor Leopold Stokowski make an appearance?
SO how does he feel about stepping into the shoes of such esteemed figures as Leopold Stokowski, Eugene Ormandy, and Riccardo Muti?