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André Previn

André PrevinAKA André George Previn

Born: 6-Apr-1929
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Pianist, Conductor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Concert pianist and orchestral conductor

Military service: US Army (1950-52, Sgt.)

Father: Jacob Previn ("Jack", d. 1963)
Mother: Charlotte Epstein
Wife: Betty Bennett (singer, div., two daughters)
Wife: Dory Langdon (lyricist/poet, m. 7-Nov-1959, div. 1970)
Wife: Mia Farrow (actress, m. 10-Sep-1970, div. 1979, three sons)
Wife: Heather Mary Hales (m. 1982, div. 1999, one son)
Wife: Anne-Sophie Mutter (violinist, m. 1-Aug-2002)

    University: Berlin Conservatory (expelled for being Jewish)
    University: Paris Conservatoire
    High School: Beverly Hills High School, Beverly Hills, CA

    Oslo Philharmonic Music Director (2002-06)
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor (1985-92)
    Los Angeles Philharmonic Music Director (1985-89)
    Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1976-84)
    Houston Symphony Conductor (1967-69)
    London Symphony Orchestra Conductor (1968-79)
    Officer of the British Empire
    Kennedy Center Honor 1998
    Expelled from School
    Naturalized US Citizen 1943

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Pepe (21-Dec-1960) · Himself
    The Subterraneans (23-Jun-1960) · Himself
    Invitation to the Dance (22-May-1956) · The Composer at the Piano

Author of books:
No Minor Chords: My Days in Hollywood (1991, memoir)


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