Leonard Bernstein

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Leonard Bernstein (ˈbɜrnstn; August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the United States of America to receive worldwide acclaim. According to Donal Henahan, he was "one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history."

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Filmography

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Selected Leonard Bernstein film and TV show credits.

Music Department Credits

2003
Leonard Bernstein: Candide (TV Movie)
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2001
Trouble in Tahiti (TV Movie)
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1989
Bernstein Conducts Candide (TV Show)
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1988
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem (TV Movie)
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1987
Side By Side By Sondheim
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1986
Der Rosenkönig
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1986
Haydn: Die Schöpfung (TV Movie)
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1985
The Making of 'West Side Story' (TV Movie)
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1984
Schumann: The Symphonies
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1978
Fidelio (TV Movie)
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1976
Live from Lincoln Center (1976) (TV Show)
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1976
Faust Symphony, A (TV Movie)
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1975
Gustav Mahler: Symphonie Nr. 8 (TV Show)
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1972
Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (TV Show)
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1972
Oedipus Rex (TV Show)
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1971
Great Performances (1971) (TV Show)
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1970
Bernstein on Beethoven: A Celebration in Vienna (TV Movie)
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1970
Bernstein in London: Verdi's Requiem (TV Movie)
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1961
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1961
Romanticism in Music (TV Movie)
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1959
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1958
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1952
Omnibus (1952) (TV Show)
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1949
On the Town (1949)
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1944
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New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts
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Soundtrack Credits

2014
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2013
The Vision of Paolo Soleri: Prophet in the Desert
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2013
Bad Words (2013)
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2013
From Broadway with Love: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook
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2013
Secret Voices of Hollywood
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2013
14.000.000.000$!!!
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2013
Six by Sondheim
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2012
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2012
Game Change (2012) (TV Movie)
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2012
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2012
Something's Coming
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2011
LA Phil Live (2011) (TV Show)
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2011
Die Harald Schmidt Show
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2010
Chico & Rita (2010)
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2010
Lights Out (2010)
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2010
Gent de paraula
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2009
Precious (2009)
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2009
Glee (2009) (TV Show)
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2009
David Garrett Live in Berlin (TV Movie)
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2009
The 63rd Annual Tony Awards (2009) (TV Movie)
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2009
Blanche Neige (2009) (TV Movie)
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2007
Banda sonora (2007) (TV Show)
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2007
Britain's Got Talent (2007) (TV Show)
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2007
Kurt Masur: A Life in Music (2007) (TV Movie)
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2007
Beethoven: The Piano Concertos
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2006
Last Holiday (2006)
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2006
Ugly Betty (2006) (TV Show)
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2005
Dancing with the Stars (2005) (TV Show)
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2005
Grey's Anatomy (2005) (TV Show)
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2005
So You Think You Can Dance (2005) (TV Show)
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2004
The 58th Annual Tony Awards (2004) (TV Movie)
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2004
The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004) (TV Movie)
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2004
Dancing with the Stars (2004) (TV Show)
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2004
The Paul O'Grady Show (2004) (TV Show)
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2004
The Ninth (TV Show)
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2003
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2003
I Am David (2003)
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2003
Harvie Krumpet (2003) (Short Film)
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2002
Analyze That (2002)
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2002
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2002
Contact (TV Movie)
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2002
Last Dance
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2002
Salvador Escamilla: 40 anys d'ofici (TV Movie)
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2001
Eden (2001)
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2001
Six Feet Under (2001) (TV Show)
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2000
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2000
Monarch of the Glen (2000) (TV Show)
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2000
Top Ten (TV Show)
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1999
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1999
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1999
SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) (TV Show)
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1999
Österreich - Unser Jahrhundert (TV Show)
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1998
He Got Game (1998)
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1998
It's Tough to Be a Bug (Short Film)
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1998
Sarah Brightman in Concert (1998) (TV Movie)
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1998
Sex and the City (1998) (TV Show)
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1998
The Cruise (1998)
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1997
Afterglow (1997)
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1997
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1996
Eddie (1996)
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1996
The Sunchaser (1996)
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1996
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1995
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1995
It Takes Two (1995)
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1995
Barbra: The Concert (1995) (TV Movie)
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1995
Hamish Macbeth (1995) (TV Show)
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1995
Rock Family Trees (TV Show)
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1994
100 Years at the Movies (TV Show)
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1994
The 3 Tenors in Concert 1994 (TV Movie)
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1994
Bert (TV Show)
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1994
Friends (1994) (TV Show)
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1993
My Life (1993)
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1993
The Nanny (1993) (TV Show)
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1992
Malcolm X (1992)
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1992
MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992) (TV Show)
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1991
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1991
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1991
Breakfast with the Arts (1991) (TV Show)
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1990
The Earth Day Special (1990) (TV Movie)
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1990
Waiting for God (1990) (TV Show)
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1990
Leonard Bernstein in Salzau
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1989
Quantum Leap (1989) (TV Show)
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1989
The Simpsons (1989) (TV Show)
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1988
Another Woman (1988)
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1988
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988) (TV Show)
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1988
The Wonder Years (1988) (TV Show)
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1988
Jean Sibelius: Symphonie No. 2 D-dur
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1987
Musical Toast: The Stars Shine on Public Television, A (TV Movie)
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1987
A Capitol Fourth (TV Movie)
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1986
One Voice (TV Movie)
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1986
Designing Women (1986) (TV Show)
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1986
It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986) (TV Show)
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1986
Beyond Picasso
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1985
The Making of 'West Side Story' (TV Movie)
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1985
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1984
The 38th Annual Tony Awards (1984) (TV Movie)
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1984
Bernstein: Conductor, Soloist, Teacher (TV Movie)
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1983
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1980
Heaven's Gate (1980)
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1980
The 34th Annual Tony Awards (1980) (TV Movie)
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1980
De Mike Burstyn show (TV Show)
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1980
The Late Late Lien Show (TV Show)
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1978
Fidelio (TV Movie)
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1978
Het is weer zo laat! (TV Show)
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1977
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1977
Jimmy Carter's Inaugural Gala (TV Movie)
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1977
Pink Lips
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1976
The Muppet Show (1976) (TV Show)
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1976
The Unanswered Question: Six Talks at Harvard (TV Show)
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1976
Bernstein in London (TV Movie)
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1976
The Story of Eloise
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1975
Austin City Limits (TV Show)
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1975
Saturday Night Live (1975) (TV Show)
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1975
The Dick Cavett Show (1975) (TV Show)
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1974
Conrack (1974)
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1974
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1974
Pen Pals
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1973
Magnavox Presents Frank Sinatra (TV Movie)
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1972
John Lennon and Yoko Ono Present the One-to-One Concert (TV Movie)
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1971
Great Performances (1971) (TV Show)
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1970
Mary Tyler Moore (1970) (TV Show)
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1970
Liza (TV Movie)
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1970
Bernstein on Beethoven: A Celebration in Vienna (TV Movie)
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1966
The Monkees (1966) (TV Show)
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1965
Señora, La
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1964
Shindig! (1964) (TV Show)
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1964
The Hollywood Palace (1964) (TV Show)
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1964
Jazz 625 (TV Show)
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1963
The Danny Kaye Show (1963) (TV Show)
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1963
John F. Kennedy Memorial Concert (TV Movie)
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1962
Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall (TV Movie)
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1961
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1961
A Joyful Noise
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1960
Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic in Berlin (TV Movie)
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1960
Creative Performer, The (TV Movie)
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1960
Rhythm
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1960
The Frank Sinatra Timex Show: To the Ladies
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1959
The Bell Telephone Hour (1959) (TV Show)
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1958
Wonderful Town (1958) (TV Movie)
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1958
Young People's Concerts: What Does Music Mean (TV Movie)
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1957
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1957
The Frank Sinatra Show (1957) (TV Show)
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1957
The Lux Show (TV Show)
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1954
Rear Window (1954)
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1952
Omnibus (1952) (TV Show)
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1950
The Frank Sinatra Show (1950) (TV Show)
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1949
On the Town (1949)
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1948
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50 años de (TV Show)
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Daimei no nai ongakukai (TV Show)
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The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts
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Òpera en texans
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New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts
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Writer Credits

2001
Trouble in Tahiti (TV Movie)
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1989
Bernstein Conducts Candide (TV Show)
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1985
Bernstein on Mahler (TV Show)
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1980
Teachers and Teaching: An Autobiographical Essay by Leonard Bernstein (TV Show)
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1976
The Unanswered Question: Six Talks at Harvard (TV Show)
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1975
Leonard Bernstein Rehearses Mahler
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1974
New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts: What Makes a Gershwin Tune a Gershwin Tune?
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1971
Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
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1970
Bernstein on Beethoven: A Celebration in Vienna (TV Movie)
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1967
Inside Pop: The Rock Revolution
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1962
Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic in Japan (TV Movie)
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1962
The Drama of Carmen (TV Show)
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1961
Romanticism in Music (TV Movie)
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1961
Drama Into Opera: Oedipus Rex (TV Movie)
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1961
Young People's Concerts: Modern Music from All Over
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1960
Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic in Berlin (TV Movie)
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1960
Creative Performer, The (TV Movie)
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1960
Rhythm
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1959
New York Philharmonic in Venice: The Ageless Mozart, The (TV Movie)
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1958
Young People's Concerts: What Does Music Mean (TV Movie)
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1952
Omnibus (1952) (TV Show)
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1952
Trouble in Tahiti (TV Movie)
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New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts
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Quotes

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List of Leonard Bernstein quotes.

A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.


Inspiration is wonderful when it happens, but the writer must develop an approach for the rest of the time... The wait is simply too long.


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Magazine Covers

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  • Leonard Bernstein - Time Magazine [United States] (4 February 1957)

Dating History

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List of Leonard Bernstein relationships, in date order.

Music Videos

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List of music videos for all major Leonard Bernstein songs.


First NameLeonard
Last NameBernstein
Full Name at BirthLouis Bernstein
Age72 (age at death)
Date of BirthAugust 25, 1918
BirthplaceLawrence, Massachusetts, USA
Date of DeathOctober 14, 1990
Location of DeathNew York City, New York, USA
Cause of DeathHeart Failure
BuildAverage
Hair ColorGrey
Star SignVirgo
SexualityBisexual
ReligionJewish
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolBoston Latin School, Boston, MA
UniversityBA, Harvard University (1939)
Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, PA (1941)
OccupationConductor
Occupation CategoryConductor
Claim to FameConductor, New York Philharmonic
Music GenreClassical, Piano
Music StyleShow Tunes, Cast Recordings, Stage & Screen, Classical Crossover, Vocal, Standards, Modern Composition, Musicals, Avant-Garde
Music MoodAmiable/Good-Natured, Freewheeling, Complex, Sophisticated, Stylish, Theatrical, Sentimental, Romantic, Bright, Light, Literate, Campy, Exuberant, Refined/Mannered, Joyous, Boisterous, Fun, Lively, Brassy, Confident, Rousing
InstrumentConductor, Composer, Piano
FatherSam Bernstein
FriendsJerome Robbins, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Donald Davidson

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