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Gilbert Kaplan, millionaire businessman and self-taught maestro of Mahler, dies at 74





Gilbert Edmund Kaplan (March 3, 1941 – January 1, 2016) was an American businessman, journalist and conductor. WIKIPEDIA Mahler's Second Symphony was the only complete work he conducted, although he had also recorded the Adagietto from Mahler's Symphony No. 5. He has been invited to conduct more than fifty orchestras, including the Vienna Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony, Royal Philharmonic, Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra, Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Philharmonic Orchestra of La Scala.

 VIDEO: Gilbert Kaplan on Mahler's Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection"