Golschmann, Vladimir

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Golschmann, Vladimir (b Paris, 1893; d NY, 1972). Fr.-born conductor of Russ. parentage (Amer. cit. 1947). Founded Golschmann concerts, Paris, 1919, for perf. of contemp. mus., in particular mus. of Les Six. Also cond. f.ps. of chamber operas by Schmitt, Milhaud, and Ibert. Cond. for Diaghilev ballets. NY début 1924. Cond. Scottish Orch. 1928–30. Prin. cond. St Louis SO 1931–56; Tulsa SO 1958–61; Denver SO 1964–70.

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