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List of notable or famous conductors from Israel, with bios and photos, including the top conductors born in Israel and even some popular conductors who immigrated to Israel. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Israeli conductors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These conductors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known conductor from Israel is included when available.

This list has everything from Itzhak Perlman to Daniel Barenboim.

This historic conductors from Israel list can help answer the questions "Who are some Israeli conductors of note?" and "Who are the most famous conductors from Israel?" These prominent conductors of Israel may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Israeli conductors.

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Amos Meller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Conductors from Israel
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Amos Meller


Amos Meller is best remembered as an Israeli composer and conductor. He was born in Kibbutz Ein HaHoresh and died in Tel Aviv. In his lifetime, he was a member if the Israeli volleyball team, a flutist, a violinist, and a poet. During his career he led orchestras in China, Moscow, and France. In ...more

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Age: Died at 69 (1938-2007)

Profession: Conductor

Daniel Barenboim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Conductors from Israel
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Daniel Barenboim is an Argentine pianist and conductor. Currently, he is general music director of La Scala in Milan, the Berlin State Opera, and the Staatskapelle Berlin; he previously served as Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestre de Paris. Barenboim is also known for ...more

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Age: 74

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Profession: Conductor, Pianist, Musician, Composer, Music Director

Credits: Messa da Requiem, Debussy: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, La Scala Opera Series: Carmen

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#67 on The Greatest Pianists of All Time

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Daniel Oren is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Conductors from Israel
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Daniel Oren is an Israeli conductor. ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Israel

Profession: Conductor

Credits: Giacomo Puccini: Tosca

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Eliahu Inbal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Conductors from Israel
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Eliahu Inbal is an Israeli conductor. Inbal studied violin at the Israeli Academy of Music and took composition lessons with Paul Ben-Haim. Upon hearing him there, Leonard Bernstein endorsed a scholarship for Inbal to study conducting at the Conservatoire de Paris, and he also took courses with ...more

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Age: 79

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

Profession: Conductor

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