Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Happy 253rd Birthday to Ludwig van Beethoven: Watch the Real Leonard Bernstein Conduct Symphony Number 7


First of all, a shout out to Peanuts and Charles Schulz. Because of Schroeder, Beethoven’s birthday is set in stone, a national holiday.

In honor of the movie, “Maestro,” here is Leonard Bernstein conducting Beethoven’s 7th symphony:

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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