American Composer

Leonard Bernstein

  • Aug 25, 1918 - Oct 14, 1990 (age 72)
  • 5' 7" (1.70 m)
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2018
Mendelssohn: Preludes and Fugues, op. 35 / Beethoven: Eroica Variations, op. 35 / Bernstein: Touches / Brown: Chant and Fugue / Thoughts
AlbumApr 6, 2018

Mendelssohn: Preludes and Fugues, op…

Mendelssohn: Preludes and Fugues, op. 35 / Beethoven: …
Mendelssohn: Preludes and Fugues, op. 35 / Beethoven: Eroica Variations, op. 35 / Bernstein: Touches / Brown: Chant and Fugue / Thoughts released.
SongMar 16, 2018

Candide - Make Our Garden Grow
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2017
Bernstein Conducts Beethoven Overtures ((Remastered))
AlbumDec 15, 2017

Bernstein Conducts Beethoven Overture…

Bernstein Conducts Beethoven Overtures ((Remastered)) …
Bernstein Conducts Beethoven Overtures ((Remastered)) released.
2016
Symphony No. 7
AlbumJul 17, 2016

Symphony No. 7

Symphony No. 7 released.
2012
West Side Story / Candide
AlbumJan 1, 2012

West Side Story / Candide

West Side Story / Candide released.
2010
Symphonic Dances / Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris
AlbumOct 12, 2010

Symphonic Dances / Rhapsody in Blue / …

Symphonic Dances / Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris …
Symphonic Dances / Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris released.
2009
Symphonie no. 9
AlbumAug 3, 2009

Symphonie no. 9

Symphonie no. 9 released.
Arias & Barcarolles / Songs & Duets
AlbumJan 27, 2009

Arias & Barcarolles / Songs & Duets

Arias & Barcarolles / Songs & Duets released.
2007
SongSep 25, 2007

Something's Coming
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Mozart: The Late Symphonies; Great Mass in C minor; Requiem [Box Set]
AlbumSep 11, 2007

Mozart: The Late Symphonies; Great Ma…

Mozart: The Late Symphonies; Great Mass in C minor; …
Mozart: The Late Symphonies; Great Mass in C minor; Requiem [Box Set] released.
Award2007

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won Grammy Hall of Fame.
2006
Award2006

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won Grammy Hall of Fame.
Award2006

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 (New York Philharmonic Feat. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein)".
2003
SongSep 2, 2003

Symphony No. 5 In D Minor, Op. 47: IV. Allegro Non Troppo
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SongSep 2, 2003

Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11
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A Total Embrace: The Conductor
AlbumSep 2, 2003

A Total Embrace: The Conductor

A Total Embrace: The Conductor released.
2001
Award2001

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "The Complete Symphonies: Mahler Edition".
2000
Missa Solemnis
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AlbumNov 1, 2000

Missa Solemnis

Missa Solemnis released.
1999
Memories in Swing
AlbumDec 1, 1999

Memories in Swing

Memories in Swing released.
Judaica
AlbumOct 12, 1999

Judaica

Judaica released.
Bernstein Century: Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished" / Symphony No. 9 "The Great"
AlbumJan 1, 1999

Bernstein Century: Symphony No. 8 "Unf…

Bernstein Century: Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished" / Symphony …
Bernstein Century: Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished" / Symphony No. 9 "The Great" released.
Symphony No 1 'Titan'
AlbumJan 1, 1999

Symphony No 1 'Titan'

Symphony No 1 'Titan' released.
1998
Bernstein Century: Symphonies Nos. 6, 8 / King Stephen Overture
AlbumJul 14, 1998

Bernstein Century: Symphonies Nos. 6, …

Bernstein Century: Symphonies Nos. 6, 8 / King Stephen …
Bernstein Century: Symphonies Nos. 6, 8 / King Stephen Overture released.
Ravel: Boléro; Alborada del Gacioso; La Valse; Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2
AlbumJul 14, 1998

Ravel: Boléro; Alborada del Gacioso; La …

Ravel: Boléro; Alborada del Gacioso; La Valse; Daphnis …
Ravel: Boléro; Alborada del Gacioso; La Valse; Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2 released.
Bernstein Century: Symphony No. 2 / Symphony No. 3 "The Camp Meeting"
AlbumMar 31, 1998

Bernstein Century: Symphony No. 2 / Sy…

Bernstein Century: Symphony No. 2 / Symphony No. 3 "The …
Bernstein Century: Symphony No. 2 / Symphony No. 3 "The Camp Meeting" released.
Bernstein Century: Bernstein on Jazz
AlbumJan 1, 1998

Bernstein Century: Bernstein on Jazz

Bernstein Century: Bernstein on Jazz released.
1997
Im Herzen der Klassik 73: Bernstein - Fancy Free / West Side Story
AlbumJan 1, 1997

Im Herzen der Klassik 73: Bernstein - Fa…

Im Herzen der Klassik 73: Bernstein - Fancy Free / …
Im Herzen der Klassik 73: Bernstein - Fancy Free / West Side Story released.
1996
SongJul 9, 1996

Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67
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1994
The Early Years III: Airborne Symphony
AlbumJan 1, 1994

The Early Years III: Airborne Symphony

The Early Years III: Airborne Symphony released.
1993
Symphony no. 4
AlbumJan 1, 1993

Symphony no. 4

Symphony no. 4 released.
1992
Best Classical Recording
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Nomination1992

Best Classical Recording

Nominated for "Candide".
Brit Award
Nomination1992

Best Classical Album

Nominated for "Symphonie No. 9".
Grammy Award
Nomination1992

Best Orchestral Performance

Nominated for "Symphonie No. 9".
Grammy Award
Award1992

Best Orchestral Performance

Won award for "Symphonie No. 9".
Grammy Award
Award1992

Best Classical Album

Won award for "Symphonie No. 9".
Grammy Award
1991
Candide
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MovieOct 15, 1991

Candide

All's for the best in the best of all possible worlds. Isn't it?
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Symphonie 'Mathis Der Maler' - Konzertmusik (Feat. Israel Philarmonic Orchestra, Cond. Leonard Bernstein)
AlbumJan 1, 1991

Symphonie 'Mathis Der Maler' - Konzert…

Symphonie 'Mathis Der Maler' - Konzertmusik (Feat. Israel …
Symphonie 'Mathis Der Maler' - Konzertmusik (Feat. Israel Philarmonic Orchestra, Cond. Leonard Bernstein) released.
Best Classical Album
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Award1991

Best Classical Album

Won award for "Candide".
Grammy Award
1990
Le Sacre Du Printemps / The Firebird
AlbumNov 1, 1990

Le Sacre Du Printemps / The Firebird

Le Sacre Du Printemps / The Firebird released.
West Side Story/Candide/On the Town (3 Dances)
AlbumOct 25, 1990

West Side Story/Candide/On the Town (…

West Side Story/Candide/On the Town (3 Dances) released.
SongOct 25, 1990

Overture To Candide
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Leonard Bernstein
PersonalOctober 1990

Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein passed away.
Charles Ives: Symphony No. 2
AlbumJul 24, 1990

Charles Ives: Symphony No. 2

Charles Ives: Symphony No. 2 released.
Nomination1990

Best Orchestral Performance

Nominated for "Symphony No. 1 / Symphony No. 7 "Leningrad"".
Grammy Award
Nomination1990

Best Classical Album

Nominated for "Symphony No. 2 / Central Park In The Dark / The Unanswered Question / Tone Roads No. 1 / Hymn For Strings / Hallowe'en / The Gong On The Hook And Ladder".
Grammy Award
Nomination1990

Best Classical Contemporary Composition

Nominated for "Bernstein: Arias & Barcarolles".
Grammy Award
Award1990

Best Classical Contemporary Composition

Won award for "Bernstein: Arias & Barcarolles".
Grammy Award
Award1990

Best Orchestral Performance

Won award for "Symphony No. 1 / Symphony No. 7 "Leningrad"".
Grammy Award
Award1990

Best Classical Album

Won award for "Symphony No. 2 / Central Park In The Dark / The Unanswered Question / Tone Roads No. 1 / Hymn For Strings / Hallowe'en / The Gong On The Hook And Ladder".
Grammy Award
Nomination1990

Best Music Film

Nominated for "Bernstein in Berlin Beethoven: Symphony No. 9".
Grammy Award
1989
Symphony no. 1 / Symphony no. 7 "Leningrad"
AlbumSep 1, 1989

Symphony no. 1 / Symphony no. 7 "Leni…

Symphony no. 1 / Symphony no. 7 "Leningrad" released.
Award1989

Outstanding Broadway Musical

Won award for "Jerome Robbins' Broadway".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Award1989

Best Orchestral Performance

Won award for "Symphonie No. 3 (New York Philharmonic, New York Choral Artists & Brooklyn Boys' Chorus Feat. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein, Contralto: Christa Ludwig)".
Grammy Award
Nomination1989

Outstanding Musical

Nominated for "Jerome Robbins' Broadway".
Drama Desk Award
Nomination1989

Best Orchestral Performance

Nominated for "Symphonie No. 3 (New York Philharmonic, New York Choral Artists & Brooklyn Boys' Chorus Feat. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein, Contralto: Christa Ludwig)".
Grammy Award
Award1989

Outstanding Musical

Won award for "Jerome Robbins' Broadway".
Drama Desk Award
1988
Symphony No. 5 In C Sharp Minor (Wiener Philharmoniker Feat. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein)
AlbumJun 20, 1988

Symphony No. 5 In C Sharp Minor (Wien…

Symphony No. 5 In C Sharp Minor (Wiener Philharmoniker Feat. …
Symphony No. 5 In C Sharp Minor (Wiener Philharmoniker Feat. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein) released.
Corigliano: Clarinet Concerto / Copland: Clarinet Concerto / Bernstein: Prelude, Fugue, & Riffs
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AlbumJan 1, 1988

Corigliano: Clarinet Concerto / Copland: …

Corigliano: Clarinet Concerto / Copland: Clarinet Concerto / …
Corigliano: Clarinet Concerto / Copland: Clarinet Concerto / Bernstein: Prelude, Fugue, & Riffs released.
Best New Musical
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Award1988

Best New Musical

Won award for "Candide".
Laurence Olivier Award
Best New Musical
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Nomination1988

Best New Musical

Nominated for "Candide".
Laurence Olivier Award
1987
Award1987

Outstanding Classical Music-Dance Prog…

Won award for "Carnegie Hall: The Grand Reopening".
Primetime Emmy Award
Fauré: Requiem / Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
AlbumJan 1, 1987

Fauré: Requiem / Bernstein: Chichester …

Fauré: Requiem / Bernstein: Chichester Psalms released.
Nomination1987

Outstanding Classical Music-Dance Prog…

Nominated for "Carnegie Hall: The Grand Reopening".
Primetime Emmy Award
Award1987

Ernst von Siemens Music Prize

Won Ernst von Siemens Music Prize.
Die Schöpfung
AlbumJan 1, 1987

Die Schöpfung

Die Schöpfung released.
1986
American Masters
TV ShowJun 22, 1986

American Masters

American Masters is a PBS television series which …
American Masters is a PBS television series which produces biographies on enduring writers, musicians, visual and performing artists, dramatists, filmmakers, and those who have left an indelible impression on the cultural landscape of the United States. It is produced by WNET in New York City. The show debuted on PBS in 1986.
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Nomination1986

Best New Musical

Nominated for "Wonderful Town".
Laurence Olivier Award
1985
Nomination1985

Outstanding Variety Special (Live)

Nominated for "Bernstein Conducts "West Side Story".
Primetime Emmy Award
Symphonie Nr. 1 "Frühling" / Klavierkonzert
AlbumJan 1, 1985

Symphonie Nr. 1 "Frühling" / Klavierkonzert

Symphonie Nr. 1 "Frühling" / Klavierkonzert released.
Outstanding Classical Program - Performing Arts
Nomination1985

Outstanding Classical Program - Perform…

Nominated for "Great Performances".
Primetime Emmy Award
1984
Outstanding Classical Program - Performing Arts
Nomination1984

Outstanding Classical Program - Perform…

Nominated for "Great Performances".
Primetime Emmy Award
Nomination1984

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominated for Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Nomination1984

Outstanding Variety Special (Live)

Nominated for "Bernstein: Conductor, Soloist and Teacher".
Primetime Emmy Award
Award1984

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Won Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
1983
SongSep 6, 1983

Rhapsody in Blue
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Classics Meet Pops
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AlbumJan 1, 1983

Classics Meet Pops

Classics Meet Pops released.
1982
Nomination1982

Outstanding Variety Special (Live)

Nominated for "Bernstein/Beethoven".
Primetime Emmy Award
Nomination1982

Outstanding Classical Program - Perform…

Nominated for "Bernstein/Beethoven".
Primetime Emmy Award
1980
Award1980

Kennedy Center Honors

Won Kennedy Center Honors.
Symphonie No. 9 d-moll op. 125
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AlbumJan 1, 1980

Symphonie No. 9 d-moll op. 125

Symphonie No. 9 d-moll op. 125 released.
1977
Award1977

Best Classical Album

Won award for "Concert Of The Century".
Grammy Award
Nomination1977

Best Classical Album

Nominated for "Concert Of The Century".
Grammy Award
1976
Outstanding Classical Music Program
Award1976

Outstanding Classical Music Program

Won award for "Great Performances".
Primetime Emmy Award
Nomination1976

Outstanding Music And Lyrics

Nominated for "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue".
Drama Desk Award
Outstanding Classical Music Program
Nomination1976

Outstanding Classical Music Program

Nominated for "Great Performances".
Primetime Emmy Award
Nomination1976

Best New Musical

Nominated for "Side By Side By Sondheim".
Laurence Olivier Award
Nomination1976

Outstanding Music

Nominated for "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue".
Drama Desk Award
1975
Outstanding Classical Music Program
Nomination1975

Outstanding Classical Music Program

Nominated for "Great Performances".
Primetime Emmy Award
1974
Best Musical
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Nomination1974

Best Musical

Nominated for "Candide".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Best Musical
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Award1974

Best Musical

Won award for "Candide".
Outer Critics Circle Award
1973
Nomination1973

Outstanding Single Program - Classical …

Nominated for "Bernstein In London Special Of The Week".
Primetime Emmy Award
Award1973

Best Opera Recording

Won Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording.
Grammy Award
Nomination1973

Best Opera Recording

Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording.
Grammy Award
1972
Great Performances
TV ShowNov 4, 1972

Great Performances

Great Performances is a television anthology series dedicated to …
Great Performances is a television anthology series dedicated to the performing arts; the banner has been used to televise theatrical performances such as plays, musicals, opera, ballet, concerts, as well as occasional documentaries. It is produced by the PBS member stations WNET in New York City (originally in conjunction with KQED/San Francisco, WTTW/Chicago, Maryland Public Television, South Carolina ETV and KERA-TV/Dallas/Fort Worth).
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Nomination1972

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy …

Nominated for "Bernstein on Beethoven: A Celebration in Vienna".
Primetime Emmy Award
Award1972

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy …

Won award for "Bernstein on Beethoven: A Celebration in Vienna".
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Single Program - Variety Or Music
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Award1972

Outstanding Single Program - Variety Or …

Won award for "Bernstein On Beethoven: A Celebration In Vienna".
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Single Program - Variety Or Music
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Nomination1972

Outstanding Single Program - Variety Or …

Nominated for "Bernstein On Beethoven: A Celebration In Vienna".
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Single Program - Variety Or Musical - Classical Music
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Nomination1972

Outstanding Single Program - Variety Or …

Nominated for "Bernstein On Beethoven: A Celebration In Vienna".
Primetime Emmy Award
1969
Award1969

Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

Won Tony Award for Lifetime …
Won Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.
Tony Award
1967
Award1967

Best Classical Album

Won Grammy Award for Best Classical Album.
Grammy Award
Award1967

Best Choral Performance

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance.
Grammy Award
Nomination1967

Best Choral Performance

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance.
Grammy Award
Nomination1967

Best Classical Album

Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Classical Album.
Grammy Award
1965
Award1965

Outstanding Individual Achievements In …

Won award for "Young People's Concerts".
Primetime Emmy Award
Nomination1965

Outstanding Individual Achievements In …

Nominated for "Young People's Concerts".
Primetime Emmy Award
1964
Award1964

Best Classical Album

Won award for "Bernstein Century: Symphony No. 3 "Kaddish" / Chichester Psalms".
Grammy Award
Nomination1964

Best Classical Album

Nominated for "Bernstein Century: Symphony No. 3 "Kaddish" / Chichester Psalms".
Grammy Award
1963
Award1963

Best Album for Children

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Album for Children.
Grammy Award
Nomination1963

Best Album for Children

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Album for Children.
Grammy Award
1962
Nina Bernstein
ChildFebruary 1962

Nina Bernstein

Nina Bernstein was born on February 28, 1962 in New …
Nina Bernstein was born on February 28, 1962 in New York City, New York, USA.
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Nomination1962

Best Album for Children

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Album for Children.
Grammy Award
Award1962

Best Album for Children

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Album for Children.
Grammy Award
1961
An American in Paris / Rhapsody in Blue
AlbumJan 1, 1961

An American in Paris / Rhapsody in Blue

An American in Paris / Rhapsody in Blue released.
Nomination1961

Best Musical Contribution For Television

Nominated for "Leonard Bernstein And The New York Philharmonic In Berlin".
Primetime Emmy Award
Nomination1961

Best Album for Children

Nominated for "Peter and the Wolf".
Grammy Award
Award1961

Best Album for Children

Won award for "Peter and the Wolf".
Grammy Award
Award1961

Best Spoken Word Album

Won award for "Humor In Music".
Grammy Award
Award1961

Best Musical Contribution For Television

Won award for "Leonard Bernstein And The New York Philharmonic In Berlin".
Primetime Emmy Award
Nomination1961

Best Spoken Word Album

Nominated for "Humor In Music".
Grammy Award
1960
Award1960

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy …

Won award for "Leonard Bernstein And The New York Philharmonic In Moscow".
Primetime Emmy Award
Nomination1960

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy …

Nominated for "Leonard Bernstein And The New York Philharmonic In Moscow".
Primetime Emmy Award
1959
Startime
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TV ShowOct 6, 1959

Startime

Startime is an anthology show of drama, comedy, and variety, …
Startime is an anthology show of drama, comedy, and variety, and was one of the first American television shows broadcast in color. The program was aired Tuesday nights in the United States on the NBC Television network in the 1959–1960 television season.
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The Infinite Variety of Music
MovieFeb 22, 1959

The Infinite Variety of Music

The Infinite Variety of Music released.
Award1959

Best Musical

Won award for "A Party with Betty Comden and Adolph Green".
Obie Award
1958
Best Musical Contribution For Television
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Award1958

Best Musical Contribution For Television

Won award for "Omnibus".
Primetime Emmy Award
Best Musical Contribution For Television
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Nomination1958

Best Musical Contribution For Television

Nominated for "Omnibus".
Primetime Emmy Award
1957
Nomination1957

Best Male Personality Continuing Perfor…

Nominated for Primetime …
Nominated for Primetime Emmy Award For Best Male Personality Continuing Performance.
Primetime Emmy Award
Best Musical Contribution For Television
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Nomination1957

Best Musical Contribution For Television

Nominated for "Omnibus".
Primetime Emmy Award
Best Musical Contribution For Television
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Award1957

Best Musical Contribution For Television

Won award for "Omnibus".
Primetime Emmy Award
1955
Alexander Bernstein
ChildJuly 1955

Alexander Bernstein

Alexander Bernstein was born on July 7, 1955 in New York …
Alexander Bernstein was born on July 7, 1955 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Daniel (1983), Tinder and Grinder (2014) and The Making of 'West Side Story' (1985). He was previously married to Kerry Armstrong.
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1954
Nomination1954

Best Original Score

Nominated for "On the Waterfront".
Academy Award
1953
Person to Person
TV ShowOct 2, 1953

Person to Person

Person to Person is a popular television program in the …
Person to Person is a popular television program in the United States that originally ran from 1953 to 1961, with two episodes of an attempted revival airing in 2012. Edward R. Murrow hosted the original series from its inception in 1953 until 1959, interviewing celebrities in their homes from a comfortable chair in his New York studio (his opening: "Good evening, I'm Ed Murrow. And the name of the program is 'Person to Person'. It's all live – there's no film"). In the last two years of its original run, Charles Collingwood was the host.
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Nomination1953

Best Musical

Nominated for "Wonderful Town".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Award1953

Best Musical

Won award for "Wonderful Town".
Outer Critics Circle Award
1952
Omnibus
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TV ShowNov 9, 1952

Omnibus

Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" …
Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts, to original works by such ...
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Jamie Anne Maria Bernstein
Child1952

Jamie Anne Maria Bernstein

Jamie Anne Maria Bernstein born.
1951
Felicia Montealegre
MarriageSeptember 1951

Felicia Montealegre

Felicia Cohn Montealegre (3 March 1922 – 16 June 1978) was a …
Felicia Cohn Montealegre (3 March 1922 – 16 June 1978) was a Chilean stage and television actress born in San Jose, Costa Rica. From 1951 until her death, she was married to the American composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein.
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1948
The Ed Sullivan Show
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TV ShowJun 20, 1948

The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety …
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. It was replaced in September 1971 by the CBS Sunday Night Movie.
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1918
Leonard Bernstein
BirthAugust 1918

Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein was born.
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