Koussevitzky

1950 OE. Discovered 1950 July 25 at the Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn, Indiana.

Named in honor of Serge Koussevitzky, distinguished conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra during its golden years. His 25 year tenure was noteworthy for his efforts to encourage young American composers as well as for his masterly interpretations of the classic repertoire. (M 3569)

Proposed by Frank K. Edmondson to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Dr. Koussevitzky on July 26, 1974.

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