Definition of Leopold stokowski
1. Noun. United States conductor (born in Britain) (1882-1977).
Generic synonyms: Conductor, Director, Music Director
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Literary usage of Leopold stokowski
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1. Great Pianists on Piano Playing: Study Talks with Foremost Virtuosos by James Francis Cooke (1917)
"... of leopold stokowski, then conductor of the Cincinnati Orchestra, now filling the same position with the Philadelphia Orchestra. ..."
2. The history of American music by Louis Charles Elson (1915)
"Mr. Pohlig took charge in 1907, and continued at the head of the orchestra until 1912, when leopold stokowski succeeded him. Mr. Sto- kowski, who had been ..."
3. Variations by James Huneker (1921)
"leopold stokowski is a pocket edition of Nikisch, a Nikisch without genius. He is the ideal primadonna conductor and exudes sweetness and light (Einstein ..."
4. The Best Plays by Burns Mantle, Louis Kronenberger (1899)
"... daughter of leopold stokowski, the conductor; Mary Barthelmess, daughter of Richard Barthelmess and Mary Hay, of stage and screen fame; Faith Brooks, ..."
5. The Americanization of Edward Bok: The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty by Edward William Bok (1922)
"... and the pianist was telling Bok and his wife of the desire of leopold stokowski, who had recently become conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, ..."
6. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians: Being the Sixth Volume of the by George Grove, Waldo Selden Pratt, Charles Newell Boyd (1920)
"... leopold stokowski, the conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra. In 1912-14 she was in retirement, owing to ill health. [ R.9 ] SAMPAIX, LÉON (b. 1878). ..."