Erich Kunzel conducted the Brown University Glee Club for at least two years.
13 Facts About Erich Kunzel
Erich Kunzel met his Austrian-born wife, Brunhilde, while conducting Gianni Schicchi for Santa Fe in 1964, and they married a year later.
From 1965 to 1977, Erich Kunzel served as resident conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
Erich Kunzel was a National Patron of Delta Omicron, an international professional music fraternity.
In 1965, Erich Kunzel began the country's first winter pops series, the "8 O'Clock Pops".
At the invitation of Arthur Fiedler in 1970, Erich Kunzel guest-conducted over 100 concerts with the Boston Pops Orchestra.
Erich Kunzel remained active with symphony, leading the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra from 1982 to 2002.
In 1998, Erich Kunzel became the first American pops conductor to perform in China.
Erich Kunzel made most of his classical music recordings as director of the Cincinnati Pops.
Erich Kunzel pushed for a new campus to house the city's public School for Creative and Performing Arts.
Erich Kunzel invited many local performers, including children's choruses and College-Conservatory students, to share the stage with the Pops.
The recording engineer for Erich Kunzel's recording of music by Copland earned a Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Classical in 1998, for Copland: The Music of America, Erich Kunzel earned the 2006 National Medal of Arts.
Erich Kunzel conducted a final concert at Riverbend on August 1,2009, and died a month later in Bar Harbor, Maine, near his home at Swan's Island.