Leopold Stokowski

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Noun1.Leopold Stokowski - United States conductor (born in Britain) (1882-1977)Leopold Stokowski - United States conductor (born in Britain) (1882-1977)
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Her second husband was to renowned conductor, Leopold Stokowski, more than two decades her senior.
She remarried to conductor Leopold Stokowski, who was 63 at the time.
Her husbands included Leopold Stokowski, the celebrated conductor, and Sidney Lumet, the awardwinning film and TV director.
In 1945, aged 21, she married director Leopold Stokowski. They had two children together, Stanley and Christopher.
The cantata made its way to United States thanks to the promotional efforts of the Soviet All-Union Society for Cultural Ties Abroad (Vsesoiuznoe obshchestvo kul'turnoi svaiazi s zagranitsei, commonly referred to as VOKS), where it was premiered to great praise under the baton of Leopold Stokowski.
Spectacularly sited on 10.5 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.
24, performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Leopold Stokowski. This legendary British conductor of Polish and Irish decent has been one of the leading music directors of the first half of the 20th century.
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.
Walt Disney was inspired to make Fantasia after meeting with British conductor Leopold Stokowski, who said that he wanted Mickey Mouse to (http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20151112-when-disney-got-adult-and-trippy) bring alive a piece of classical music.
Clevenger had his first major orchestral win when in 1962 he travelled to Leopold Stokowski's home to audition for the American Symphony Orchestra, playing from an audition book Stokowski assembled, and successfully adapting to Stokowski's suggestions.