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Eugene Ormandy

Eugene Ormandy (born Jenő Blau; November 18, 1899 – March 12, 1985) was a Hungarian-American conductor and violinist, best known for his association with the Philadelphia Orchestra, as its music director. The maestro's 44-year association with the orchestra is one of the longest enjoyed by any conductor with a single orchestra. Under his baton, the Philadelphia Orchestra had three gold records and won two Grammy Awards.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 18th, 1899 (Budapest), Died March 12th, 1985 (Philadelphia)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, director, violin, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 308 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-81500 10-in. 1/16/1934 Shepherd's hey Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81501 12-in. 1/16/1934 Molly on the shore, no. 1 Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81502 12-in. 1/16/1934 Londonderry air Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy String orchestra, with 2 horns director  
Victor BVE-81503 10-in. 1/16/1934 Country gardens Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
Victor BVE-81504 10-in. 1/16/1934 Roumanian rhapsody no. 1, in A major Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
Victor BVE-81505 10-in. 1/16/1934 Roumanian rhapsody no. 1, in A major Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
Victor BVE-81506 10-in. 1/16/1934 Roumanian rhapsody no. 1, in A major Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
Victor BVE-81507 10-in. 1/16/1934 Roumanian rhapsody no. 1, in A major Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81508 12-in. 1/16/1934 Verklarte Nacht Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy String orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81509 12-in. 1/16/1934 Verklarte Nacht Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy String orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81510 12-in. 1/16/1934 Verklarte Nacht Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy String orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81511 12-in. 1/16/1934 Verklarte Nacht Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy String orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81512 12-in. 1/16/1934 Verklarte Nacht Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy String orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81513 12-in. 1/16/1934 Verklarte Nacht Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy String orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81514 12-in. 1/16/1934 Verklarte Nacht Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy String orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81515 12-in. 1/16/1934 Verklarte Nacht Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy String orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81516 12-in. 1/17/1934 Hary Janos suite Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81517 12-in. 1/17/1934 Hary Janos suite Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81518 12-in. 1/17/1934 Hary Janos suite Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81519 12-in. 1/17/1934 Hary Janos suite Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81520 12-in. 1/17/1934 Hary Janos suite Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81521 12-in. 1/17/1934 Hary Janos suite Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81522 12-in. 1/17/1934 The pleasure dome of Kublai Kahn Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81523 12-in. 1/17/1934 The pleasure dome of Kublai Kahn Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
Victor CVE-81524 12-in. 1/17/1934 Eine kleine Nachtmusik : Serenade Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy Orchestra director  
(Results 1-25 of 308 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ormandy, Eugene," accessed April 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102894.

Ormandy, Eugene. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102894.

"Ormandy, Eugene." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102894

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