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Jean Martinon

Born: 10-Jan-1910
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: 1-Mar-1976
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Conductor

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Music Director, Chicago Symphony, 1963-68

Military service: French Army (prisoner of war, 1940)

Father: Pierre Martinon (architect)
Mother: Jeanne Bidal
Wife: Nery Perez (m. 1956, two sons)
Son: Daniel

    High School: Lycée du Parc, Lyon
    University: National Conservatory of Lyon (1924-25)
    University: Paris Conservatoire (1926-28)
    University: MA, Sorbonne (1952)

    Residentie Orchestra Principal Conductor (1975-76)
    Orchestre National de France Music Director (1968-73)
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1963-68)
    Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director (1957-59)
    Orchestre Lamoureux Principal Conductor (1951-57)
    French Legion of Honor 1957


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