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Serge Koussevitzky

AKA Sergei Aleksandrovich Koussevitzky

Born: 26-Jul-1874
Birthplace: Vyshny Volochyok, Russia
Died: 4-Jun-1951
Location of death: Boston, MA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Church on the Hill Cemetery, Lenox, MA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Conductor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Music Director, Boston Symphony, 1924-49

Father: Alexander Koussevitzky
Mother: Anne Barabeitchik
Wife: Nadezhda Galat (ballet dancer, div. 1905)
Wife: Natalya Ushkov (m. 8-Sep-1905, d. 1942)
Wife: Olga Naumoff (his niece, m. 5-Aug-1947, until his death, d. 5-Jan-1978)

    University: Moscow Philharmonic School

    Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1924-49)
    St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra Principal Conductor (1917-20)
    French Legion of Honor 1924
    Naturalized US Citizen 1941


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