United States conductor (born in Russia) who was noted for performing the works of contemporary composers (1874-1951)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑conductor, ↑music director, ↑director

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/kooh'seuh vit"skee/, n.
Serge /sairzh/ (Sergei Alexandrovich Koussevitsky), 1874-1951, Russian orchestra conductor in the U.S.

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  • Koussevitzky — [ko͞o΄sə vit′skē] Serge [sʉrj, serzh] (born Sergey Aleksandrovich Kusevitsky) 1874 1951; U.S. orchestral conductor, born in Russia …   English World dictionary

  • Koussevitzky — Serge Koussevitzky Serge Koussevitzky Сергей Александрович Кусевицкий Naissance 26 juillet 1874 Vychni Volotchek …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Koussevitzky — biographical name Serge 1874 1951 Sergey Aleksandrovich Kusevitsky American (Russian born) conductor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Koussevitzky — /kooh seuh vit skee/, n. Serge /sairzh/ (Sergei Alexandrovich Koussevitsky), 1874 1951, Russian orchestra conductor in the U.S. * * * …   Universalium

  • Koussevitzky — Koussevịtzky   [ku ], Serge, russisch amerikanischer Dirigent, Kussewizkij, Sergej Aleksandrowitsch …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Koussevitzky — Kous•se•vitz•ky [[t]ˌku səˈvɪt ski[/t]] n. big Serge (sârzh, sûrj), (Sergei Alexandrovich Kusevitsky), 1874–1951, Russian conductor in the U.S …   From formal English to slang

  • KOUSSEVITZKY, SERGE — (1874–1951), conductor. Born in Tver, Russia, he went to Moscow at the age of 17 and entered the double bass class at the Conservatory because instruction in this instrument was free. He became a virtuoso player, arranged classical works, and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • KOUSSEVITZKY (frequently spelled Kusevitsky), MOSHE — (1899–1966), ḥazzan. Born in Smorgon, near Vilna, Koussevitzky became ḥazzan in the Great Synagogue of Vilna in 1924. He succeeded gershon sirota at the Tlomackie Street synagogue in Warsaw in 1927. At the outbreak of World War II he escaped to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Koussevitzky, Serge — orig. Sergey Aleksandrovich Kusevitsky born July 26, 1874, Vyshny Volochyok, Russia died June 4, 1951, Boston, Mass., U.S. Russian born U.S. conductor. A virtuoso double bass player, he was self taught as a conductor. With his father in law s… …   Universalium

  • Koussevitzky, Serge — (1874–1951)    Conductor. In 1925 Russian born Koussevitzky went to the United States from Paris to become director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, which he developed into one of the most distinguished musical groups in the world. He was… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

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