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Entertainment The Emmys Mistook Composer Leonard Slatkin for the Late André Previn in the In Memoriam

05:35  24 september  2019
05:35  24 september  2019 Source:   etonline.com

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“ André deserved better,” Slatkin said of mix-up on TV’s big night. Reid Nakamura | September 23, 2019 @ 10:54 AM Last Updated: September 23 There was a big mix-up during the “ In Memoriam ” segment at Sunday’s Emmys , with a photo of the very-much-alive conductor Leonard Slatkin used

Emmys mix-up: In Memoriam segment airs photo of living Leonard Slatkin not André Previn . Instead, the face of Leonard Slatkin , a 75-year-old conductor, composer and music director laureate at Detroit "Did the Emmy Awards In Memoriam just show a photo of the very much alive conductor

Andre Previn wearing glasses and smiling at the camera © Marcel Thomas/WireImage

The 2019 Emmys honored stars like Valerie Harper, Luke Perry, Carol Channing and more in its "In Memoriam" segment on Sunday night -- but its tribute to the late Andre Previn is making headlines. 

While Previn's name was displayed across the screen, a photo of another composer, the very much alive Leonard Slatkin, appeared alongside. Slatkin took to Twitter early Monday morning to point out the mistake and offer his respects to Previn. 

Slatkin, Leonard - Musician, Conductor, USA - performing in Cologne, Germany, Philharmonie © Getty Slatkin, Leonard - Musician, Conductor, USA - performing in Cologne, Germany, Philharmonie "I saw that @theemmys posted a photo of me 'In Memoriam' rather than the intended Andre Previn," he tweeted. "Andre deserved better. I had the opportunity to introduce him when he received the @KCHonors. Perhaps he was paying me back for a couple stories I told about him."

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The 2019 Emmys “ In Memoriam ” celebrated the life of composer André Previn , but used a photo of Leonard Slatkin , who is still alive and not happy about it. Leonard Slatkin and André Previn . In 2017, the Oscars used a photo of nominee Jan Chapman for the late costume designer Janet

Previn ’s death was commemorated in the show’s in memoriam montage, but a photo of a living composer A still from the Emmys in memoriam segment. The program mistakenly included a photo of Mr. Slatkin tweeted about the mistake on Monday morning, writing, “ Andre deserved better.”

I saw that @theemmys posted a photo of me "In Memoriam" rather than the intended Andre Previn. Andre deserved better. I had the opportunity to introduce him when he received the @KCHonors. Perhaps he was paying me back for a couple stories I told about him. Andre, R.I.P. pic.twitter.com/MDVX6H0igb

Leonard Slatkin leading the Juilliard Orchestra in Prokofiev's © Getty Leonard Slatkin leading the Juilliard Orchestra in Prokofiev's "Symphony N0. 5 in B-flat Major" at Alice Tully Hall on Saturday night, May 4, 2013. Halsey provided the music for this year's "In Memoriam" segment, as she gave an emotional rendition of the iconic Cyndi Lauper tune "Time After Time."  Peter Fonda, Albert Finney, Disney star Cameron Boyce, director John Singleton and more where honored during the show. 

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Instead of André Previn , producers showed a photo of conductor Leonard Slatkin , who is very much alive—and did not appreciate the error. Eagle-eyed viewers noticed that in Sunday night’s In Memoriam segment, the producers paid tribute to late composer André Previn , but used a photo of

The Emmys accidentally showed the wrong photo while trying to pay tribute to late composer André Previn in the ceremony’s in memoriam segment. When time came to honour Previn , who died on 28 February this year aged 89, a photo of conductor Leonard Slatkin was shown instead of an image

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