Conductor dies, aged 100main
We are sorry to learn of the death of Harry Rabinowitz. He turned 100 in March and was due to conduct the London Symphony Orchestra once more in November.
Harry was, in his day, music director at BBC Light Entertainment and a regular at the Proms.
The first conductor of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats, he also conducted the film scores for Chariots of Fire,The Remains of the Day, and The English Patient.
Rest his gentle soul.