Conductor Lorin Maazel

Conductor Lorin Maazel

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Conductor Lorin Maazel celebrates his 80th birthday conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra on March 6, 2010. Maazel, who performed as a child prodigy with the New York Philharmonic at 12 and later spent seven years as its music director, has died at the age of 84.