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Walter Susskind

AKA Jan Walter Susskind

Born: 1-May-1913
Birthplace: Prague, Austria-Hungary
Died: 25-Mar-1980
Location of death: Berkeley, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Director, Toronto Symphony, 1956-65

Wife: Eleanor Catherine Warren (cellist, m. 1943, div. 1953, one son)
Son: Peter (b. 1944)

    University: Prague Conservatory
    University: German Academy of Music, Prague
    Teacher: University of Southern Illinois (1968-75)

    Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Music Advisor (1978-80)
    St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1968-75)
    Toronto Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1956-65)
    Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor (1953-55)
    Scottish Orchestra Principal Conductor (1946-52)
    Carl Rosa Opera Company, London Music Director (1943-45)
    Naturalized UK Citizen 1946


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