American conductor Arthur Fiedler died on this day in 1979 – aged 84.
Maestro Fiedler is remembered as the long-time principal conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra – a position he held for over 50 years.
He passed away in his Massachusetts home, from cardiac arrest, whilst studying scores.
TCHAIKOVSKY | 1812 OVERTURE | ARTHUR FIEDLER & BOSTON POPS | 1976 BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Arthur Fiedler |CD|
Boston Pops Orchestra
Release Date: May 10, 2005