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Seiji Ozawa

  • Conductor


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Awards and honors
1958: Toho School of Music: 1st Prize in conducting and composition
1959: International Competition of Orchestra Conductors, Besançon, France
1960: Koussevitzky Prize for Outstanding Student Conductor, Tanglewood
1976: Emmy for "Evening at Symphony"
1992: Hans von Bülow Medal (given by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra)
1994: Emmy for "Dvoƙák in Prague"
1994: Inouye Award, Japan
1998: Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur, France
2001: Membership in the Academic des Beaux-Arts de l'Institut de France (Given by French President Jacques Chirac)
2002: Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Art, First Class (Given by Austrian President Thomas Klestil)
2003: Mainichi Art Award and Suntory Music Prize
2004: Honorary Doctorate from the Sorbonne University of France