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Kurt Masur

Born: 18-Jul-1927
Birthplace: Brieg, Lower Silesia, Germany
Died: 19-Dec-2015
Location of death: Greenwich, CT
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Conductor, NY Philharmonic, 1991-2002

Wife: Brigitte Stütze (div., one daughter)
Daughter: Carolin
Wife: Irmgard Kaul (m. 1971, d. 1972 automobile accident)
Wife: Tomoko Sakurai (soprano, m. 1975, until his death, one son)
Son: Ken-David Masur

    University: National Music School, Breslau (1942-44)
    University: Hochschule fur Musik, Leipzig (1946-48)

    Orchestre National de France Music Director (2002-08)
    London Philharmonic Orchestra Principal Conductor (2000-07)
    New York Philharmonic Music Director (1991-2002)
    Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Music Director (1970-96)
    Dresden Philharmonic Principal Conductor (1967-72)
    French Legion of Honor 1997
    Risk Factors: Parkinson's

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