Arturo Toscanini

Arturo Toscanini

Name Arturo Toscanini
Profession Composer
Date of Birth 1867-03-25
Place of Birth Parma,
Italy
Age 89 yrs
Death Date 1957-01-16
Birth Sign Aries

About Arturo Toscanini

First music director of the NBC Symphony Orchestra from 1937 until 1954. He brought classical music to radio.

Early Life Experience of Arturo Toscanini

He served as music director for La Scala Milan, the Metropolitan Opera in New York, and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. He became known as an intense artist, a perfectionist who was details-oriented and had a photographic memory.

Trivia Info

His talents were in high demand. To secure him for their network, NBC created the NBC Symphony Orchestra in 1937 specifically for him.

Family Life and Relationship

He married Carla De Martini on June 21, 1897, and had four children with her.

Close Associates

He held Vladimir Horowitz in great esteem, and the two artists often collaborated.