Charles Munch

Real Name:
Charles Münch
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French conductor and violinist (born 26 September 1891 in Strasbourg, Germany (now France), and died 6 November 1968 in Richmond, Virginia, USA) was an Alsacian symphonic conductor and violinist. Noted for his mastery of the French orchestral repertoire, he was best known as music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Son of organist and choir director Ernst Münch, he was the fifth of six children. He was the brother of conductor Fritz Munch (1890-1970) and the cousin of conductor and composer Hans Münch (1893-1983).

Chief conductor of:
Orchestre Philharmonique De Paris (1935–1938)
Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire (1938–1946)
Boston Symphony Orchestra (1949–1962), Musical Director
Orchestre De Paris (1967–1968)
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M 629 Charles Munch - Piano Concerto In D-major For The Left Hand album art Alfred Cortot, Paris Conservatory Orchestra*, Charles Munch / Ravel* Alfred Cortot, Paris Conservatory Orchestra*, Charles Munch / Ravel* - Piano Concerto In D-major For The Left Hand(2xShellac, 12", Album) Victor M 629 US 1940 Sell This Version
LFX 679, LFX 680, LFX 681, LFX 682, LFX 683 Charles Munch - Beethoven Piano Concerto N°5 album art Marguerite Long Et Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire Sous Le Direction De Charles Münch* / Beethoven* Marguerite Long Et Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire Sous Le Direction De Charles Münch* / Beethoven* - Beethoven Piano Concerto N°5 (Album) Angel Records LFX 679, LFX 680, LFX 681, LFX 682, LFX 683 France 1945 Sell This Version
AK. 1584, AK. 1585, AK. 1586 Charles Munch - Daphnis Et Chloé Suites 1 & 2 album art Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire, Charles Munch Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire, Charles Munch - Daphnis Et Chloé Suites 1 & 2 (Album) Decca AK. 1584, AK. 1585, AK. 1586 1946 Sell This Version
6104 Charles Munch - Symphonie Fantastique album art Hector Berlioz / Orchestre National De La Radiodiffusion Francaise*, Charles Munch Hector Berlioz / Orchestre National De La Radiodiffusion Francaise*, Charles Munch - Symphonie Fantastique (Album) Columbia, Columbia, Columbia, Columbia, Columbia, Columbia 6104 France 1949 Sell This Version
LLP 3 Charles Munch - Roméo Et Juliette / Les Troyens À Carthage album art Berlioz*, Charles Munch, Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire Berlioz*, Charles Munch, Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire - Roméo Et Juliette / Les Troyens À Carthage London Records LLP 3 US 1949 Sell This Version
LLP.1 Charles Munch - Concerto In D Major, Opus 77 For Violin And Orchestra album art Brahms*, Ossy Renardy With Concertgebouw Orchestra Of Amsterdam* Conducted By Charles Munch Brahms*, Ossy Renardy With Concertgebouw Orchestra Of Amsterdam* Conducted By Charles Munch - Concerto In D Major, Opus 77 For Violin And Orchestra (Album) London Records, London Records LLP.1 US 1949 Sell This Version
ML 4120 Charles Munch - Symphony No. 3 In C Minor Op. 78 (With Organ) album art Saint-Saëns* - Charles Muench* Conducting The Philharmonic-symphony Orchestra Of New York* With E. Nies-Berger* Saint-Saëns* - Charles Muench* Conducting The Philharmonic-symphony Orchestra Of New York* With E. Nies-Berger* - Symphony No. 3 In C Minor Op. 78 (With Organ) (Album) Columbia Masterworks ML 4120 US 1949 Sell This Version
LM-1086 Charles Munch - Symphony No. 4 In E Minor, Op. 98 album art Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra / Brahms* Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra / Brahms* - Symphony No. 4 In E Minor, Op. 98 (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal LM-1086 US 1950 Sell This Version
LM 1034 Charles Munch - Symphony No. 7, In A, Op. 92 album art Beethoven* : Boston Symphony Orchestra · Charles Munch Beethoven* : Boston Symphony Orchestra · Charles Munch - Symphony No. 7, In A, Op. 92 (Album) RCA Red Seal LM 1034 US 1950 Sell This Version
LXT 2565 Charles Munch - Ravel - Piano Concerto For Left Hand In D Major/ Piano Concerto In G Major album art Jacqueline Blancard With Ernest Ansermet Conducting L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Nicole Henriot-Schweitzer And Charles Munch, Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire Jacqueline Blancard With Ernest Ansermet Conducting L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Nicole Henriot-Schweitzer And Charles Munch, Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire - Ravel - Piano Concerto For Left Hand In D Major/ Piano Concerto In G Major(LP, Album, Mono) Decca LXT 2565 UK 1951 Sell This Version
LLP 257 Charles Munch - Symphony No 6 In B Minor Op 74, ‘Pathétique’ album art Tchaikovsky* / L'Orchestre De La Societe Des Concerts Du Conservatoire De Paris* Conducted By Charles Munch Tchaikovsky* / L'Orchestre De La Societe Des Concerts Du Conservatoire De Paris* Conducted By Charles Munch - Symphony No 6 In B Minor Op 74, ‘Pathétique’ Decca, Decca LLP 257 US 1950 Sell This Version
LM 1190 Charles Munch - Symphony No. 1 In  B-Flat, Op. 38 ("Spring") album art Schumann* : Munch* / Boston Symphony* Schumann* : Munch* / Boston Symphony* - Symphony No. 1 In B-Flat, Op. 38 ("Spring") (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal LM 1190 US 1951 Sell This Version
LM 1200 Charles Munch - Symphonies No. 1; No. 103 ("Drum Roll") album art Charles Munch Conducts Beethoven*, Haydn* Charles Munch Conducts Beethoven*, Haydn* - Symphonies No. 1; No. 103 ("Drum Roll")(LP, Mono) RCA Victor LM 1200 US 1951 Sell This Version
LX 3053, LX.3053 Charles Munch - Symphony No. 8 In F Major album art Beethoven*, Charles Münch* Conducting L'Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire De Paris* Beethoven*, Charles Münch* Conducting L'Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire De Paris* - Symphony No. 8 In F Major(10") Decca, Decca LX 3053, LX.3053 UK 1951 Sell This Version
LM 7009 Charles Munch - Handel:  Water Music Suite / Mozart:  Overture To Marriage Of Figaro / Schumann:  Overture To Genoveva album art Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra - Handel: Water Music Suite / Mozart: Overture To Marriage Of Figaro / Schumann: Overture To Genoveva(10", Album, Mono) RCA Victor LM 7009 US 1952 Sell This Version
LM 1760, LM -1760 Charles Munch - Violin Concerto album art Nathan Milstein, Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tchaikovsky* Nathan Milstein, Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tchaikovsky* - Violin Concerto RCA Victor Red Seal, RCA Victor Red Seal LM 1760, LM -1760 US 1953 Sell This Version
33 FCX 119 Charles Munch - Symphony On A French Mountain Song / Symphonic Variations album art César Franck / Vincent d'Indy - Robert Casadesus, The Philharmonia Orchestra*, George Weldon, Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra De New-York*, Charles Munch César Franck / Vincent d'Indy - Robert Casadesus, The Philharmonia Orchestra*, George Weldon, Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra De New-York*, Charles Munch - Symphony On A French Mountain Song / Symphonic Variations Columbia 33 FCX 119 France 1953 Sell This Version
LM-1728, A12R-0041 Charles Munch - Concerto No. 2 album art Brahms* / Artur Rubinstein* - Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch Brahms* / Artur Rubinstein* - Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch - Concerto No. 2 (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal LM-1728, A12R-0041 Italy 1953 Sell This Version
LM-6011 Charles Munch - Romeo And Juliet, Op. 17: Dramatic Symphony album art Berlioz*, Boston Symphony*, Munch* Berlioz*, Boston Symphony*, Munch* - Romeo And Juliet, Op. 17: Dramatic Symphony (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal LM-6011 US 1953 Sell This Version
LRM-7016 Charles Munch - Charles Munch Conducts French Music album art Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra - Charles Munch Conducts French Music(10") RCA Victor Red Seal LRM-7016 US 1953 Sell This Version
ML 4679 Charles Munch - Concerto For Violin And Orchestra / Baal Shem (Three Pictures Of Chassidic Life) album art Ernest Bloch - Joseph Szigeti, Charles Munch conducting the Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire, Paris* / Andor Farkas Ernest Bloch - Joseph Szigeti, Charles Munch conducting the Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire, Paris* / Andor Farkas - Concerto For Violin And Orchestra / Baal Shem (Three Pictures Of Chassidic Life)(LP) Columbia Masterworks ML 4679 US 1953 Sell This Version
LM 1797 Charles Munch - Concerto No. 1 / "Italian" Symphony No. 4 album art Bruch*, Mendelssohn*, Yehudi Menuhin, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch, Serge Koussevitzky Bruch*, Mendelssohn*, Yehudi Menuhin, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch, Serge Koussevitzky - Concerto No. 1 / "Italian" Symphony No. 4 RCA Victor, RCA Victor Red Seal LM 1797 US 1954 Sell This Version
LM-6114 Charles Munch - The Damnation Of Faust album art Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch, Hector Berlioz Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch, Hector Berlioz - The Damnation Of Faust (Album) RCA Victor LM-6114 US 1954 Sell This Version
LM 9032 Charles Munch - Symphony No. 2 And "Unfinished" Symphony album art Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles MunchSerge Koussevitzky / Schubert* Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles MunchSerge Koussevitzky / Schubert* - Symphony No. 2 And "Unfinished" Symphony(LP, Mono) RCA Victor Red Seal LM 9032 US 1954 Sell This Version
LM-1868 Charles Munch - Violin Concerto - Symphony No. 2 album art Menotti*, Honegger* / Tossy Spivakovsky, Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra Menotti*, Honegger* / Tossy Spivakovsky, Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra - Violin Concerto - Symphony No. 2 (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal LM-1868 US 1955 Sell This Version