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André Previn

André PrevinAKA André George Previn

Born: 6-Apr-1929
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 28-Feb-2019
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

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 (jazz singer, m. 1952, div. 1958, two daughters)
Daughter: Claudia Previn Stasny
Daughter: Alicia Previn ("Lovely")
Wife: Dory Langan (lyricist/poet, "Dorothy Veronica Previn", m. 7-Nov-1959, div. 1970)
Wife: Mia Farrow (actress, m. 10-Sep-1970, div. 1979, three sons)
Son: Matthew (twin)
Son: Sascha (twin)
Son: Fletcher (b. 1974)
Daughter: Lark Song (adopted, d. 2008)
Daughter: Summer Song (adopted, "Daisy", b. 6-Oct-1974)
Daughter: Soon-Yi Previn (adopted, b. 8-Oct-1970)
Wife: Heather Mary Hales Sneddon (m. 1982, div. 2002, one son, one daughter)
Son: Lukas
Daughter: Li-An
Wife: Anne-Sophie Mutter (violinist, m. 1-Aug-2002, div. 2006)

    Conservatory: Berlin Conservatory (expelled for being Jewish)
    Conservatory: 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

    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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