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Leonard Slatkin

AKA Leonard Edward Slatkin

Born: 1-Sep-1944
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Music Director, Detroit Symphony

Father: Felix Slatkin (violinist, b. 1915, d. 1963)
Mother: Eleanor Aller (cellist)
Brother: Frederic Zlotkin
Wife: Beth Gootee (div.)
Wife: Jerilyn Cohen (div.)
Wife: Linda Hohenfeld (soprano, m. 1986, separated 2008, one son)
Son: Daniel

    University: Indiana University Bloomington
    University: Los Angeles City College
    University: Juilliard School of Music

    Detroit Symphony Orchestra Music Director (2008-)
    Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Principal Guest Conductor (2008-)
    Nashville Symphony Music Advisor (2006-)
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Principal Guest Conductor (2005-)
    Los Angeles Philharmonic Principal Guest Conductor, Hollywood Bowl (2004-07)
    BBC Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor (2000-04)
    National Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1996-2008)
    St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1979-96)
    New Orleans Symphony Music Director (1977-79)
    St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Assistant Director (1968-77)
    St. Louis Walk of Fame 1990
    National Medal of Arts 2003
    Heart Attack 1-Nov-2009
    Jewish Ancestry
    Russian Ancestry

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