Daniel Barenboim


Born: Buenos Aires, Argentina


Daniel Barenboim is an Argentine-Israeli pianist and conductor who is a citizen of Argentina, Israel, Palestine, and Spain.He is the general music director of the Berlin State Opera, and the Staatskapelle Berlin; he previously served as Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de Paris and La Scala in Milan. Barenboim is known for his work with the West–Eastern Divan Orchestra, a Seville-based orchestra of young Arab and Israeli musicians, and as a resolute critic of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. He has won seven Grammy awards for his work and discography. Barenboim is a polyglot, fluent in Spanish, Hebrew, English, French, Italian, and German.The music conductor is a citizenship of Argentina, Israel, Palestine, and Spain. Barenboim currently lives in Berlin.

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