Gerhard Samuel

This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Conductor-composer-Gerhard-Samuel-dies-at-83-3220236.php, http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt8779s460/admin/, http://blogs.seattleweekly.com/threadcount/2008/03/gerhard_samuel_19242008.php

Discography of Gerhard Samuel:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 The Gustav Mahler Re-Orchestration Of Beethoven Symphony No.9 4 Audio 1992 Centaur Records
2 Symphony In E Major 5 Audio 2004 Helios
3 The Contemporary Soprano 3 Audio 1978 Orion
4 Northern California Honor Orchestra 11 Audio 1963 Century Records (4)


German-American composer and conductor. He was born 1924 and died 25 March 2008 in Seattle, Washington, USA.

Gerhard Samuel (1924-2008) was an American conductor and composer who was active as a champion of contemporary music. He studied composition with Howard Hanson at the Eastman School of Music and with Paul Hindemith at Yale. However, he is best known as a conductor, and he lead such important ensembles as the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Oakland Symphony Orchestra, the San Francisco Ballet, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He was also active as a teacher, first at California Institute of the Arts, and then at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory from 1976-1997.


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