Lorin Maazel, Former New York Philharmonic Conductor, Dies at 84

July 14, 2014 3:46 PM

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Lorin Maazel, Former New York Philharmonic Conductor, Dies at 84

He guided nearly 200 orchestras in at least 7,000 opera and concert performances during 72 years at the podium.

CASTLETON, Va. — Lorin Maazel, a world-renowned conductor whose prodigious career included seven years at the helm of the New York Philharmonic, died Sunday at his home in Virginia. He was 84.

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