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List of notable or famous conductors from Argentina, with bios and photos, including the top conductors born in Argentina and even some popular conductors who immigrated to Argentina. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Argentinian 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 Argentina is included when available.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including Daniel Barenboim and Lalo Schifrin.

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

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Alberto Lysy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Conductors from Argentina
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Alberto Lysy was a prestigious Argentine violinist and conductor. Alberto Lysy was born in Buenos Aires to Ukrainian immigrants in 1935. At age five, his father introduced him to the violin. Lysy left school at age 13 to devote more time to the instrument, and was subsequently trained by violinist Ljerko Spiller. Lysy traveled to London in 1952, where he enrolled in the Silver School; soon destitute, however, he made ends meet by playing under a bridge near the Royal National Theatre. Following a performance for UNESCO in Paris, he returned to Argentina in 1953, though a second opportunity in 1955 took him again to Europe, where he became the first South American artist to obtain a prize at ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 74 (1935-2009)

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Alberto Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Conductors from Argentina
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Alberto Williams was an Argentine composer of classical music, a pianist, a pedagogue, and a conductor. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 90 (1862-1952)

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Carlo Felice Cillario was an Argentinian-born Italian conductor of international renown. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 92 (1915-2007)

Birthplace: San Rafael, Argentina

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Daniel Barenboim is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Conductors from Argentina
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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 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. Barenboim has received many awards and prizes, including an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, France's Légion d'honneur both as a Commander and Grand Officier, the German Großes ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 75

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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