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Daniel Barenboim

Israeli Argentine-born pianist and conductor

Daniel Barenboim

Israeli Argentine-born pianist and conductor
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birthday
15th
November, 1942
Birth Place
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Birth Sign
scorpio
Biography

Daniel Barenboim (German: [‘ba: nb m]; Hebrew: ; born 15 November 1942) is a pianist and conductor who is a citizen of Argentina, Israel, Palestine, and Spain.
The current general music director of the Berlin State Opera and the Staatskapelle Berlin, Barenboim previously served as Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de Paris and La Scala in Milan. Barenboim is known for his work with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, a Seville-based orchestra of young Arab and Israeli musicians, and as a resolute critic of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.
Barenboim has received many awards and prizes, including seven Grammy awards, an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, France’s L gion d’honneur both as a Commander and Grand Officier, and the German Grosses Bundesverdienstkreuz mit Stern und Schulterband. Together with the Palestinian-American scholar Edward Said, he was given Spain’s Prince of Asturias Concord Award. Barenboim is a polyglot, fluent in Spanish, Hebrew, English, French, Italian, and German. A self-described Spinozist, he is significantly influenced by Spinoza’s life and thought.

Children

2

Citizenship

Argentine, Israeli, Palestinian, Spanish

Occupation

Pianist and conductor

Spouses

Jacqueline du Pr (C) (m. 1967; died 1987) Elena Bashkirova (m. 1988)

Name

Daniel Barenboim

Nationality

Argentina, Spain, State of Palestine,

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