Arthur Fiedler

Arthur Fiedler of Boston 'Pops' fame was born in Boston, MA, USA, on 19 December 1894 and died in Brookline, MA on 7 October 1979. His father was a member of the Boston Symphony, to which son joined as a violinist after some training in Europe. Before the 'Pops' orchestra, Fiedler formed a Boston Sinfonietta which he directed for some years, until the advent of the Boston 'Pops' concerts in 1930. The success story of that venture is known worldwide.

A selection of articles about Arthur Fiedler

CD Spotlight. Glittering Technique - Music by Gershwin for piano and orchestra, reviewed by Howard Smith. '... commendable drive and clarity.'

Ensemble. Rousing Performance - Mendelssohn, Ravel, Larsen and Tchaikovsky in South Florida, reviewed by Lawrence Budmen



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