Leonard Bernstein was an American composer and conductor in symphonic music, musicals, ballets and operas. He had a dramatic impact on the people of classical music. Bernstein was known to be influential in classical music.
Bernstien was an american conductor, composer, pianist, lecturer, author and a strict teacher. He wrote symphonic music, musicals, ballets, and operas. In 1958 he became the music director of the New York Philharmonic.
Leonard studies music with many different people. First he studied with Randal Thompson and Walter Piston. Then he went to Harvard and studies with Fritz Reiner at the Curtis Institute of Music In Philly
Bernstien was a 20th Century music composer. His conducting style was expressive and reckless. He closed the bap between popular and classical music.
His most famous compositions are Jeremiah, Candide and West Side Story. His first composition, Jerimiah was first preformed in 1944 by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. It won the New York music Critics’ Circle award as the best American work of the year. He wrote another piece of music in 1956 called Candide. Candide was written with other composers including Richard Wilbur and Lillian Hellmen. The exact? piece which was written in 1960 is called West Side Story. It was a broadway musical and an academy-award winning film.
Leonard Bernstein was a well known modern American music composer. He was a gifted and generous teacher who was an influence to other people. He was called the musical renaissance man and was named conductor laureate for life. He had an active personality with a dedicated musical intelligence. He won almost every award that the world could offer.