Herbert Blomstedt
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1927-07-11
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Herbert Blomstedt

Herbert Blomstedt Biography (Wikipedia)

Herbert Blomstedt (born July 11, 1927) is an American-Swedish conductor.

Herbert Blomstedt was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. Two years after his birth, his Swedish parents moved the family back to their country of origin. He studied at the Stockholm Royal College of Music and the University of Uppsala, followed by studies of contemporary music at Darmstadt in 1949, Baroque music with Paul Sacher at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, and further conducting studies with Igor Markevitch, Jean Morel at the Juilliard School, and Leonard Bernstein at Tanglewood's Berkshire Music Center. Blomstedt also lived in Finland during his youth.

He won the Koussevitzky Conducting Prize in 1953 and the Salzburg Conducting Competition in 1955.

Blomstedt is most noted for his performances of German and Austrian composers, such as Beethoven, Felix Mendelssohn, Johannes Brahms, Franz Schubert, Anton Bruckner, Richard Strauss and Paul Hindemith, and also as a champion of Scandinavian composers, such as Edvard Grieg, Franz Berwald, Jean Sibelius and Carl Nielsen.

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Proms 2016: Prom 59
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Proms 2016: Prom 59

Proms 2016: Prom 59

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Proms 2010: Prom 62
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Proms 2010: Prom 62

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Proms 2001: Prom 54
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Proms 2001: Prom 54

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Proms 2001: Prom 53
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2001-08-30T11:31:47
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2001

Proms 2001: Prom 53

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