Seiji Ozawa - Autographed Pen & Ink Illustration by Georges

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  • Sold Date: Nov 05, 2015
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Your Passion Is Our Promise... Authentic Autographs, Fine Art & Antiquities Seiji Ozawa Autographed Original Art

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Seiji Ozawa (born September 1, 1935), Japanese conductor, particularly noted for his interpretations of large-scale late Romantic works. He is most known for his work as music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and principal conductor of the Vienna State Opera. Original, vintage, pen and ink, "on-the-spot" illustration by George 'Georges' Krishizki. The hand drawn illustration has been signed by Ozawa in Japanese and English and additionally signed, dated and titled by Krishizki: "Georges / 1987 / Seiji Ozawa conducting Boston Symphony Orchestra in Symphony No. 2 in C minor by Bruckner."

Between the years of 1964 and 1973, he directed various orchestras until he became music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1973. His tenure at the BSO was maintained for 29 years, the longest tenure of any music director, surpassing the 25 years held by Serge Koussevitzky. Ozawa won his first Emmy Award in 1976, for the Boston Symphony Orchestra's PBS television series, "Evening at Symphony." In 1994, the BSO dedicated its new Tanglewood concert hall "Seiji Ozawa Hall" in honor of his 20th season with the
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