Leonard Bernstein Biography (1918-1990)



Original name, Louis Bernstein; name legally changed in 1934; born August 25,1918, in Lawrence, MA; died of heart attack caused by progressive lung failure, October 14, 1990, in Manhattan, NY; son of Samuel Joseph (a hair dressingsupplies wholesaler) and Jennie (Resnick) Bernstein; married Felicia Montealegre Cohn, December 9, 1951 (deceased, June 16, 1978); children: Jamie, Nina,Alexander.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
conductor, pianist, composer, teacher, television host
Birth Details
August 25, 1918
Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States
Death Details
October 14, 1990
Manhattan, New York, United States

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