This Day in Jewish History 1943: Leonard Bernstein's Triumphant Debut

On this day in 1943, Leonard Bernstein, who would become one of the century's most celebrated conductors and composers, made a successful debut with the New York Philharmonic – at the tender age of 25.

On this day in 1943, 25-year-old Leonard Bernstein became an overnight star when he made his conducting debut with the New York Philharmonic,...