Leopold Stokowski (1882–1977)


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Flamboyant, latterly white-maned, U.S. conductor known best for his popularization of classical music. (He is also known for teaching 'Mickey Mouse' a few things about music in Walt Disney's Fantasia (1940), in which Stokowski was featured with the Philadelphia Orchestra). He was a pioneer in the use of hi-fi sound and bringing great music to the ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

Known For

Fantasia Himself - Conductor of The Philadelphia Orchestra
(1940)
DOA: Dead or Alive Soundtrack
(2006)
Fantasia 2000 Music Department
(1999)
The Great Beauty Soundtrack
(2013)

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 2018 The Wild Pear Tree (performer: "Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582")
 2016 In Search of Perfect Consonance (Documentary) (arranger: "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor")
 2015 Marguerite (arranger: "Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565")
 2014 Christmas, Again (performer: "Danse Arab")
 2014 Alive Inside (Documentary) (performer: "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation XVIII: Andante cantabile")
  Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode, 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Should We Scare the S#*% Out of Kids? (2013) ... (arranger: "A Night on Bald Mountain") / (performer: "A Night on Bald Mountain")
 2013 The Great Beauty (performer: "Symphony in C Major: II. Adagio")
 2011 Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Top 11 Florida Attractions Not in California, Part Two (2011) ... (performer: "The Sorcerer's Apprentice")
 2011 The Enchanted Forest (Documentary short) (performer: "Ave Maria")
 2010 The Simpsons (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Donnie Fatso (2010) ... (arranger: "Clair de Lune" from 'Suite Bergamasque')
 2009 The Haunting (performer: "The Nutcracker Suite, Opus 71 (Trépak)")
 2006 DOA: Dead or Alive (performer: "Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture")
 1999 Fantasia 2000 (performer: "The Sorcerer's Apprentice")
 1988 A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings (performer: "Una noche en la arida montaña" (Night on Bald Mountain))
 1981 All Night Long (performer: "Ride Of The Valkyries")
 1981 The Choice (TV Movie) (arranger: "Chaconne")
 1966 Star Pilot (as Leopold Stowkowsky, "Toccata and Fugue in D minor")
  The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes, 1955 - 1958) (arranger - 1 episode, 1957)
- Magic and Music (1958) ... (performer: "Pastoral Symphony")
- Tricks of Our Trade (1957) ... (arranger: "Rite of Spring" (1913), "Dance of the Hours" (1876) - uncredited) / (performer: "Rite of Spring" (1913), "Dance of the Hours" (1876) - uncredited)
- All About Magic (1957) ... (performer: "The Sorcerer's Apprentice")
- The Story of the Animated Drawing (1955) ... (performer: "The Nutcracker Suite" (excerpts), "Nutcracker Suite")
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Toy Symphony with Stokowski (1953) ... (performer: "Toy Symphony")
 1947 Carnegie Hall (performer: "Symphony no. 5: Second movement" - uncredited)
 1940 Fantasia (arranger: "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565", "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" (1897), "Rite of Spring" (1913), "Dance of the Hours" (1876), "A Night on Bald Mountain/Ave Maria") / (performer: "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565", "The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a" (1892), "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" (1897), "Rite of Spring" (1913), "Symphony No. 6 ('Pastoral') Op. 68" (1808), "Dance of the Hours" (1876), "A Night on Bald Mountain/Ave Maria")
 1937 One Hundred Men and a Girl (performer: "Symphony No. 5 in E minor: Fourth Movement" (1888), "Rakoczy March" (1846) (uncredited), "Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III" (1850), "Alleluja: from the motet 'Exultate, jubilate' (K.165)" (1773), "Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C sharp minor: Lento a capriccio" (1847), "Libiamo ne' lieti calici (Drinking Song): from 'La traviata'" (1853))
 1936 The Big Broadcast of 1937 ("Fugue in G minor", uncredited) / (performer: "Fugue in G minor" - uncredited)
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Made a complete recording with the Philadelphia Orchestra of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. This recording was originally issued on a multi-record 78-RPM set, and in the performance the "Ode to Joy" was sung in English rather than the original German. See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | See more »
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He was responsible for making the Philadelphia Orchestra into one of the great orchestras of the world. It was completely unknown before he began conducting it, and by the 1920s, he had already made it world famous. It was Stokowski who first gave the orchestra the rich, lush sound for which it was known. See more »

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