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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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 UK 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 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
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
LXT 2544 Charles Munch - Symphonie Nr 6, H-Moll, Op 74 album art Tchaikovsky* - Orquesta De La Sociedad De Conciertos Del Conservatorio De Paris*, Charles Münch* Tchaikovsky* - Orquesta De La Sociedad De Conciertos Del Conservatorio De Paris*, Charles Münch* - Symphonie Nr 6, H-Moll, Op 74(LP, Mono) Decca LXT 2544 Germany 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 - Variations Symphoniques Pour Piano Et Orchestre / Symphonie En Sol Majeur Op. 25 Pour Orchestre Et Piano "Sur Un Chant Montagnard" 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 - Variations Symphoniques Pour Piano Et Orchestre / Symphonie En Sol Majeur Op. 25 Pour Orchestre Et Piano "Sur Un Chant Montagnard" Columbia 33 FCX 119 France 1953 Sell This Version
WMD 6011 Charles Munch - Romeo And Juliet, Op. 17: Dramatic Symphony album art Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra - Romeo And Juliet, Op. 17: Dramatic Symphony (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal WMD 6011 US 1950 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
BC-3 Charles Munch - Don Quijote, Op. 35 album art Richard Strauss - Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Gregor Piatigorsky, Richard Burgin, Joseph De Pasquale Richard Strauss - Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Gregor Piatigorsky, Richard Burgin, Joseph De Pasquale - Don Quijote, Op. 35 (Album) RCA BC-3 US 1955 Sell This Version
LM 1871, LM-1871 Charles Munch - Chopin Concerto No. 2, Saint-Saëns Concerto No. 4 album art Chopin*, Saint-Saëns*, Alejandro Brailowsky*, Charles Munch, Orquesta Sinfonica De Boston* Chopin*, Saint-Saëns*, Alejandro Brailowsky*, Charles Munch, Orquesta Sinfonica De Boston* - Chopin Concerto No. 2, Saint-Saëns Concerto No. 4 (Album) RCA LM 1871, LM-1871 Argentina 1954 Sell This Version
LM-1907 Charles Munch - Debussy - The Blessed Damozel / Berlioz - Summer Nights album art Charles Munch / Berlioz* / Debussy* : Victoria De Los Angeles / Boston Symphony Orchestra Charles Munch / Berlioz* / Debussy* : Victoria De Los Angeles / Boston Symphony Orchestra - Debussy - The Blessed Damozel / Berlioz - Summer Nights (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal LM-1907 US 1955 Sell This Version
LM-1900, LM 1900 Charles Munch - Symphonie Fantastique album art Hector Berlioz, Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra Hector Berlioz, Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra - Symphonie Fantastique (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal, RCA Victor Red Seal, RCA Victor Red Seal LM-1900, LM 1900 Canada 1955 Sell This Version
LM-1923, LM 1923 Charles Munch - 5th Symphony / "Unfinished" Symphony album art Beethoven*, Schubert*, Charles Munch / Boston Symphony Orchestra Beethoven*, Schubert*, Charles Munch / Boston Symphony Orchestra - 5th Symphony / "Unfinished" Symphony (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal, RCA Victor Red Seal LM-1923, LM 1923 US 1955 Sell This Version
LM-1893, LM 1893 Charles Munch - Daphnis And Chloe album art Ravel* - Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra Ravel* - Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra - Daphnis And Chloe (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal, RCA Victor Red Seal LM-1893, LM 1893 US 1955 Sell This Version