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Thomas Schippers

Born: 9-Mar-1930
Birthplace: Portage, MI
Died: 16-Dec-1977
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Buried, Piazza Duomo, Spoleto, Italy

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual [1]
Occupation: Conductor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Music Director, Cinncinati Symphony, 1970-77

Military service: US Army

[1] Anne Edwards, Maria Callas (2001), page 245.

Father: Peter Schippers (Westinghouse distributor)
Mother: Anna Nanninga
Wife: Elaine Phipps ("Nonie", m. 17-Apr-1965, d. 1973 cancer)
Gian-Carlo Menotti

    University: Curtis Institute of Music
    University: Yale University
    Professor: Music, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati (1972-)

    Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1970-77)
    New York City Opera Resident Conductor (1952-)
    Risk Factors: Smoking

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