Israel Yinon

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Israel Yinon
IsraelYinon2003.jpg
Yinon during rehearsals in 2003
Born (1956-01-11)11 January 1956
Kfar Saba, Israel
Died 29 January 2015(2015-01-29) (aged 59)
Lucerne, Switzerland
Occupation Conductor

Israel Yinon (11 January 1956 – 29 January 2015) was an Israeli conductor. He was known for reviving works of forgotten German composers who were forbidden under Adolf Hitler.[1][2]

Yinon died after collapsing onstage at a youth concert at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Switzerland.[2] He was 59 years old.[1] His cause of death is currently unknown.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Israeli Conductor Yisrael Yinon Dead at 59". Arutz Sheva. 30 January 2015. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Conductor Dies After Collapsing on Stage". New York Times. 30 January 2015. Retrieved 30 January 2015.