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Henry Lewis

AKA Henry Jay Lewis

Born: 16-Oct-1932
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Died: 26-Jan-1996
Cause of death: Heart Failure

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Music Director, NJ Symphony, 1968-76

Military service: US Army (7th Army Orchestra, 1955-57)

Father: Henry Lewis, Sr. (real estate agent)
Mother: Josephine (nurse)
Wife: Marilyn Horne (mezzo-soprano, m. 2-Jul-1960, div. Oct-1974, one daughter)
Daughter: Angela (b. 14-Jun-1965)

    University: University of Southern California (dropped out)

    New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1968-76)
    Los Angeles Opera Company Music Director
    Los Angeles Philharmonic Associate Conductor (1962-65)
    Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Founder (1958)
    Los Angeles Philharmonic Double Bass (1957-58)

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