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Pierre Monteux

Born: 4-Apr-1875
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1-Jul-1964
Location of death: Hancock, ME
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Riverside Cemetery, Hancock, ME

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Music Director, SF Symphony, 1935-52

Military service: French Army (35th Territorial Infantry, WWI)

Father: Gustave Monteux (shoe salesman)
Wife: Doris Hodgkins (wife #3, m. 26-Sep-1928)

    University: Paris Conservatoire (1896)

    London Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor (1960-64)
    San Francisco Symphony Music Director (1935-52)
    Orchestre Symphonique de Paris Founder and Conductor (1929-35)
    Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1919-24)
    New York Metropolitan Opera Conductor, French Repertoire (1917-19)
    Ballets Russes Conductor (1911-14)
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1725 Vine St. (recording)
    French Legion of Honor
    Naturalized US Citizen 2-Mar-1946


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