Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
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The 16 greatest conductors of all time
11. Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Bernstein was always captivating to watch - for either his extreme movements on the podium or his strongly emotional and often unusual approach to rhythm and tempo. One of classical music's real one-offs, we couldn't have a list of best conductors that didn't feature Lenny.