Barenboim, Daniel

(1942- )
   Controversial Israeli pianist, composer, and conductor. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to parents of Russian Jewish descent. The family moved to Israel in 1952. He once directed Richard Wagner's music before an Israeli audience (controversial because of Adolf Hitler's infatuation with Wagner's work) and played concerts in Ramallah during the intifada to demonstrate solidarity with the Palestinian civilian population. He was awarded the Wolf Prize in Israel in 2004 for his dedication to human rights and a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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  • BARENBOIM, DANIEL — (1942– ), Israeli pianist and conductor. Born in Buenos Aires to parents of Jewish Russian descent, Barenboim started piano lessons at the age of five with his mother, and then with his father, who remained his only other teacher. He gave his… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Barenboim, Daniel — born Nov. 15, 1942, Buenos Aires, Arg. Argentine born Israeli pianist and conductor. A prodigy, he made his debut at age eight. His family moved to Israel in 1952, and he first performed in the U.S. at Carnegie Hall in 1957. As a pianist he… …   Universalium

  • Barenboim,Daniel — Bar·en·boim (bărʹĭn boim ), Daniel. Born 1942. Israeli born pianist and conductor who performed widely with his wife, the cellist Jacqueline du Pré (1945 1987). * * * …   Universalium

  • Barenboim, Daniel — ► (n.1942) Pianista y director de orquesta argentino, nacionalizado israelí y español. Ha sido director de la Orquesta de París, de la Sinfónica de Chicago y de la Ópera Estatal de Berlín, entre otras. En 2002 recibió el premio Príncipe de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Barenboim — Barenboim, Daniel …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Daniel Barenboim — in Vienna, 2008 Born November 15, 1942 (1942 11 15) (age 69) Buenos Aires, Argentina …   Wikipedia

  • Daniel Barenboim — Daniel Barenboim, Wien, 2008 Daniel Barenboim (hebräisch ‏דניאל בארנבוים‎; * 15. November 1942 in Buenos Aires, Argentinien) ist ein argentinisch israelischer Pianist und Dirigent …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Barenboim — Daniel Barenboim 2005 Daniel Barenboim (hebräisch ‏דניאל בארנבוים‎;  * 15. November 1942 in Buenos Aires, Argentinien) ist ein Pianist und Dirigent russischer Abstammung mit argentinischer, israelischer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Daniel Barenboim — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Daniel Barenboim Daniel Barenboim dirige, en Pilas (Sevilla), el 25 de julio del 2005, a la …   Wikipedia Español

  • Daniel Barenboim — Naissance 15 novembre 1942 (1942 11 15) (69 ans) Buenos Aires, Argentine Activit …   Wikipédia en Français

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