Zubin Mehta

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India, Conductor
April 29, 1936

Zubin Mehta (born 29 April 1936) is an Indian conductor of Western classical music. He is currently music director of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO). Mehta's father was the founder of the Bombay Symphony Orchestra, and from him, he received his early musical education. When he was 18 he enrolled in the Vienna state music academy where he graduated after three years with a diploma as a conductor. He began winning international competitions and conducted the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic at age 21. Beginning in the 1960s Mehta gained experience by substituting for celebrated maestros throughout the world.

Also known as Music Director

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