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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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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.
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Barenboim made his debut as a pianist in Vienna and Rome in 1952, Paris in 1955, London in 1956, and New York in 1957 under the baton of Leopold Stokowski.
The story of Samaroff's friendship and marriage to the great conductor Leopold Stokowski is intriguing; actively promoting his career, she even opened the door to his first position as a conductor.
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