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Charles Münch

Born: 26-Sep-1891
Birthplace: Strassburg, Germany
Died: 6-Nov-1968
Location of death: Richmond, VA [1]
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Conductor, Orchestre National de France, 1962-68

Military service: German Army (WWI, wounded)


[1] John Marshall Hotel, Richmond, VA.

Father: Ernest Münch (music professor)
Mother: Celestine Simon
Wife: Geneviève Maury (m. 31-Jan-1933)

    University: Strasbourg Conservatoire (1912)
    University:
Paris Conservatoire
    Professor: Violin, Strasbourg Conservatoire (1920-)
    Professor: Conducting, Paris Conservatoire (1937-45)
    Administrator: President, École Normale de Musique (1963-)

    Orchestre de Paris Founder and Music Director (1967-68)
    Orchestre National de France Music Director (1962-68)
    Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1949-62)
    Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire Conductor (1938-46)
    Société Philharmonique de Paris Music Director (1935-38)
    Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Concert Master (1926-33)
    French Legion of Honor 1945
    Naturalized French Citizen 1918


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