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Stokowski Death #50305

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 13, 1977
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(Studio) Conductor Leopold Stokowski dies at age 95, at home in Nether Wallop, England.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(No location given) Report on composer, his life, and his art. (Film of Stokowski conducting in NYC's Central Park, for ceremony at time of Martin Luther King's death, shown.) Born in London and emigrating to US, he became movie stereotype of composer in movie "Carnegie Hall." Was married to Gloria Vanderbilt and and been linked with Greta Garbo. Composer was introduced to children in Walt Disney feature, "Fantasia." He died at home in Hampshire, England, 3 mos. after recording one more concert. Calculations of amt-. of music Stokowski brought to world noted.
REPORTER: John Martin

Reporter(s):
Martin, John;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:01:50

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