RECENT: Find out about composers from unusual places, including Gerard Schurmann, Giya Kancheli, Nazib Zhiganov and Nodar Gabunia, about singing in cars, and meet Jim Hutton from the RLPO and some of our regular contributors in this eighty-minute February 2021 video.
William Steinberg, born in Cologne on 1 August 1899, was assistant to Klemperer at the Cologne Opera for several years. He conducted in Europe and Palestine before conductorship of several leading American orchestras from 1938. He also directed the London Philharmonic in the late sixties. He died in New York on 16 May 1978.