Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
Daniel Barenboim is a pianist, conductor, writer, and teacher born on November 15, 1942. Though he is a citizen of Argentina (by birth), Spain, and Israel, he has spent a considerable amount of his professional life in the U.S. He now resides in Berlin, having been appointed to lead the Berlin State Opera for life. Barenboim is presently one of the most influential (and busiest) musicians in the world. Were he also a composer, Barenboim started piano lessons at the age of five with his moth...