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Gustavo Dudamel Gets a Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Saturday, February 2, 2019   (0 Comments)
Gustavo Dudamel on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Gustavo Dudamel has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. An accolade usually reserved for actors and pop stars, Dudamel received the 2,654th star to be placed on Hollywood Boulevard. Speaking at the dedication, composer John Williams said “You’d expect a conductor to be at least 60 to acquire the mastery required for this job…unless of a course a genius inexplicably arrives in the form of a 30-something wizard who knows, does and masters it all.” Dudamel said:

“It is proof to me that magic does happen and that dreams do come true. Who could imagine that a child from a working class family in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, whose only marketable skill is waving a stick in the air, could be standing here today.”

Read the full article on International Arts Manager's website.

We cannot help but brag, though, that we beat the Hollywood Walk of Fame in January!