- Category : Entertain-Music-Conductor
- Type : GP
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sphinx 1
Austrian conductor, studied in Vienna and conducted as an assistant to Bruno Walter and Arturo Toscanini from 1934-1937. He then became engaged by the Metropolitan with his debut conducting "Die Walkure" in 1938. From 1939-1943, he was the Chief conductor of the German repertoire at the Metropolitan. Later in his life he became more active in concerts over opera, appearing with San Francisco Opera and at the Metropolitan.
Leinsdorf died of cancer 9/11/1993 Zurich, Switzerland.