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Eugene Ormandy

Eugene Ormandy (born Jenő Blau; November 18, 1899 – March 12, 1985) was a Hungarian-born American conductor and violinist, best known for his association with the Philadelphia Orchestra, as its music director. His 44-year association with the orchestra is one of the longest enjoyed by any conductor with any American orchestra. Ormandy made numerous recordings with the orchestra, and as guest conductor with European orchestras, and achieved three gold records and two Grammy Awards. His reputation was as a skilled technician and expert orchestral builder.

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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1947

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

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 317 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 317 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ormandy, Eugene," accessed March 2, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102894.

Ormandy, Eugene. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 2, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102894.

"Ormandy, Eugene." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 2 March 2024.

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

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