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Simon Rattle

(1955-), Conductor

Sir Simon Rattle

Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Simon Rattle is a British Conductor. After winning the International Conductor's Competition in 1974, he became Assistant Conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony. Two years later he became Associate Conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and conducted at Glyndebourne the following year. Subsequently he was Principal Conductor and Adviser of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra from 1980 until 1990 and its Music Director from 1990 until 1998. He became Principal Guest Conductor of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in 1992. In 2002 he became the first Briton to take up the post of Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Simon Rattle, by Sheila Rock - NPG P1971

Simon Rattle

by Sheila Rock
bromide print, 2002-2003
NPG P1971

Simon Rattle, by Tom Zimberoff - NPG x24808

Simon Rattle

by Tom Zimberoff
selenium-toned bromide print, 21 February 1982
NPG x24808

Simon Rattle, by Rory Coonan - NPG x138991

Simon Rattle

by Rory Coonan
bromide fibre print, 1982
NPG x138991

Simon Rattle, by Anne-Katrin Purkiss - NPG x29208

Simon Rattle

by Anne-Katrin Purkiss
bromide fibre print, February 1987
NPG x29208

Simon Rattle, by Trevor Leighton - NPG x139557

Simon Rattle

by Trevor Leighton
bromide fibre print, 2 February 1997
NPG x139557

Simon Rattle, by Trevor Leighton - NPG x87077

Simon Rattle

by Trevor Leighton
bromide fibre print, 2 February 1997
NPG x87077

Simon Rattle, by Trevor Leighton - NPG x126722

Simon Rattle

by Trevor Leighton
bromide fibre print, 2 February 1997
NPG x126722


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