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José Iturbi

José IturbiBorn: 28-Nov-1895
Birthplace: Valencia, Spain
Died: 28-Jun-1980
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Pianist, Conductor

Nationality: Spain
Executive summary: Spanish pianist, conductor at Rochester

[1] Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, CA.

Father: Ricardo Iturbi
Mother: Teresa Baguena
Sister: Amparo Iturbi (pianist, b. 12-Mar-1899, d. 1969)
Wife: María Giner de los Santos (m. 8-Jun-1916, d. 1928, one daughter)
Daughter: Maria (d. 1946 suicide)

    University: Conservatorio de Musica, Valencia
Paris Conservatoire
    Administrator: Head, Piano Dept., Geneva Conservatory (1919-23)

    Calgary Philharmonic Music Director (1968-)
    Bridgeport Symphony Music Director (1967-68)
    Valencia Symphony Orchestra Artistic Director (1956-)
    Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (1936-47)
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6834 Hollywood Blvd. (recording)
    Basque Ancestry

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    Music for Millions (18-Dec-1944) · Himself
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