Nazareth, Daniel, Indian conductor; b. Bombay, June 8, 1948. He received training in piano and theory in Bombay and London, and then studied composition and conducting in Vienna and with Bernstein at the Berkshire Music Center in Tanglewood. He appeared as a guest conductor with various orchs. in Europe, and made his debut as an opera conductor with Così fan tutte in Spoleto in 1977. From 1982 to 1985 he was chief conductor of the Berlin Sym. Orch. In 1988 he became music director of the Teatro San Carlo in Naples. He was chief conductor of the sym. orch. of the Mitteldeutschen Radio in Leipzig from 1992.
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis Mclntire