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Fritz Reiner

AKA Frederick Martin Reiner

Born: 19-Dec-1888
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 15-Nov-1963
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Willowbrook Cemetery, Westport, CT

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Music Director, Chicago Symphony, 1953-62

Father: Ignaz Reiner (merchant, d. 1909)
Mother: Vilma Pollak
Wife: Berta Gardini-Gerster (div. 1929)
Wife: Carlotta Irwin (musician, m. 23-Apr-1930)

    University: Royal Academy of Music, Budapest (1898-1908)
    University: University of Budapest
    Teacher: Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, PA

    Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Advisor (1962-63)
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1953-62)
    New York Metropolitan Opera Conductor (1949-53)
    Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1938-48)
    Philadelphia Orchestra Opera Guest Director (1934-35)
    Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor (1922-33)
    Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden Principal Conductor (1914-21)
    Naturalized US Citizen 1929
    Heart Attack 6-Oct-1960

    Carnegie Hall (28-Feb-1947) · Himself

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