André Previn


American pianist, conductor, and composer.

Born: 6 April 1929 in Berlin, Germany.
Died: 28 February 2019 in New York City, New York, USA (aged 89).

Well known classical music conductor, he also was prolific on piano, enjoying both classical and jazz styles. Came to populist prominence in the UK as principal conductor of [a=The London Symphony Orchestra] (LSO) between 1968 and 1979, and specifically following an infamous appearance on comedy TV programme the "Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show" in 1971, with comedians [a=Eric Morecambe] and [a=Ernie Wise].

Married to:
[a1629054] (1952-1957), [a708472] (1959-1969), [a280961] (1970-1979), Heather Hales (1982-1999), [a834611] (2002-2006).

Father of [a=Alicia Previn]