Victor Feldbrill

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Victor Feldbrill
Born (1924-04-04) April 4, 1924 (age 94)
Toronto, Ontario
Occupation(s) Conductor, musician
Instruments Violin

Victor Feldbrill, OC OOnt (born April 4, 1924) is a Canadian conductor and violinist.

He attended Harbord Collegiate Institute at an early age.[1]

From 1958 to 1968, he was the principal conductor of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.[2] From 1973 to 1978, he was the resident conductor of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. In 1974, he founded the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra and was its conductor until 1978.[3] His notable students include Milton Barnes and Brian Jackson.

In 1985, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada In 1999, he was awarded the Order of Ontario.[4] He is a graduate of the University of Toronto.[5]


  1. ^ Pitman 2010, p. 34.
  2. ^ King, Betty Nygaard. "Victor Feldbrill".
  3. ^ Pitman 2010, pp. 293–299.
  4. ^ Pitman 2010, p. 9.
  5. ^ Pitman 2010, p. 49.
  • Pitman, Walter (2010). Victor Feldbrill: Canadian conductor extraordinaire. Dundurn Press. ISBN 9781554887682.

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