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Leonard Bernstein in rehearsal of his "Mass". 1st Sept 1971. Author Marion S. Trikosko

Description: Pianist, Composer, Conductor, Arranger, USA
Known For: Known for - "West Side Story" Co Composer.
Instruments: Pianist
Music Styles: Classical
Location: United States of America
Web Site: http://www.leonardbernstein.com
Date Born: 25th August 1918
Location Born: Lawrence, Massachusets, United States of America
Date Died: 14th October 1990
Location Died: New York City, New York, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Heart failure
Memorial: Bernstein is buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.
Summary: Bernstein was born to a Polish, Jewish family from the Ukraine. He had his name changed to Leonard officially when he was fifteen. His father, Sam Bernstein, was a businessman, and initially opposed young Leonard's interest in music.
Photo Comments: This photograph is in the public domain because it is a work for hire created by one of the staff photographers (listed below) of U.S. News & World Report between 1952 and 1986, and part of a collection donated to the Library of Congress.
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