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Antal Doráti

Born: 9-Apr-1906
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 13-Nov-1988
Location of death: Gerzensee, Bern, Switzerland
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Conductor, Minneapolis Symphony, 1949-60

Father: Alexander Doráti (violinist)
Mother: Margit Kunwald (piano teacher)
Wife: Klara Kordy (m. 14-Jul-1929, div., one daughter)
Daughter: Antonia
Wife: Ilse von Alpenheim (pianist)

    University: Royal Academy of Music, Budapest (1924)
    University: University of Vienna

    Detroit Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1977-81)
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Principal Conductor (1975-78)
    National Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1970-77)
    Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra Principal Conductor (1966-74)
    BBC Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor (1963-66)
    Minnesota Orchestra Music Director (1949-60)
    Dallas Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1945-49)
    American Ballet Theatre Orchestra Conductor (1941-45)
    Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo Principal Conductor (1934-40)
    Münster Municipal Theatre Music Director, Principal Conductor (1929-32)
    Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden Assistant Conductor (1928-29)
    Knight of the British Empire 1983
    Naturalized US Citizen 1947

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