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Leonid Ernestovich Vigner

conductor

Leonid Vigner, USSR Conductor.

Background

Vigner, Leonid was born on November 9, 1906 in Moscow. Son of the music teacher Ernest Vigners (1850-1933).

Education

Pupil of E. Kuper and G. Shneefokht.

Career

Chief conductor with the Latvian Opera, 1944-1949, and of the Latvian Symphony Orchestra and Collectives’ Choir in Riga from 1949. Professor at the Latvian Conservatory.