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John Barbirolli

AKA John Giovanni Battista Barbirolli

Born: 2-Dec-1899
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 29-Jul-1970
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: Heart Failure

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Conductor at The Hallé, 1943-70

Military service: British Army (1917-19)

Father: Lorenzo Barbirolli
Mother: Louise Ribeyrol
Sister: Rosa
Wife: Marjorie Parry (m. 1932, div. 1939)
Wife: Evelyn Rothwell (oboist, m. 5-Jul-1939, until his death, d. 2008)

    High School: Dane House (1909-14)
    University: Trinity College of Music (1911-12)
    University: Royal Academy of Music (1912-16)

    Houston Symphony Conductor (1961-67)
    The Hallé Conductor-in-Chief (1958-70)
    The Hallé Conductor (1943-58)
    New York Philharmonic Conductor (1937-42)
    Scottish Orchestra Conductor (1933-36)
    Royal Opera House Guest Conductor (1929-33)
    International String Quartet (1923-26)
    Knighthood 1949
    Italian Ancestry Paternal
    French Ancestry Maternal

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