Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Zubin Mehta

Zubin Mehta, 1983

Conductor Zubin Mehta was born on this day, April 29, in 1936, in Bombay (Mumbai). He is currently music director of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and Conductor Emeritus of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. In 1978, Mehta became the Music Director and Principal Conductor of the New York Philharmonic and remained there until his resignation in 1991, becoming the longest holder of the post.

See a list of the many conductors who were photographed by Karsh.