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Paul Paray

Born: 24-May-1886
Birthplace: Le Tréport, France
Died: 10-Oct-1979
Location of death: Monte Carlo, Monaco
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Music Director, Detroit Symphony, 1951-62

Military service: French Army (WWI, taken prisoner of war)

Father: Auguste Paray (businessman, organist)
Mother: Hortense Picard
Wife: Marcelle Deliry (m. 18-Dec-1918, four children)
Wife: Yolande Falck (m. 25-Aug-1944)

    University: Paris Conservatoire

    Detroit Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1951-62)
    Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director (1949-50)
    Colonne Orchestra Principal Conductor (1932-40 and 1944-52)
    Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director (1928-33)
    Orchestre Lamoureux Principal Conductor (1923-28)
    Institut de France 1950
    French Legion of Honor
    Taken Prisoner of War 1914


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