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Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Founded 1919 with W. H. Rothwell as cond. 1919–27. Since Dec. 1964 has played in Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of Los Angeles Mus. Center. Gives summer concerts in Hollywood Bowl. Prin. cond.:...

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Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Founded 1919 with W. H. Rothwell as cond. 1919–27. Since Dec. 1964 has played in Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of Los Angeles Mus. Center. Gives summer concerts in Hollywood Bowl. Prin. cond.:...

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Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 86 words.

Founded 1919 with W. H. Rothwell as cond. 1919–27. Since Dec. 1964 has played in Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of

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Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 102 words.

Founded 1919 with W. H. Rothwell as cond. 1919–27. Since Dec. 1964 has played in Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of Los Angeles Music Center. Gives summer concerts in Hollywood Bowl. Prin. cond.:...

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Mehta, Zubin (1936)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 33 words.

A flamboyant figure, Mehta has been music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the Israel

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Stevens, Thomas (29 July 1938)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 169 words.

Stevens was appointed to the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 1965 and served the orchestra as principal trumpet from 1972 to

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Giulini, Carlo Maria

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 154 words.

Born 9 May 1914; m Marcella de Girolami (d 1994); three s.; died 14 June 2005

conductor; Music Director, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, ...

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van Beinum, Eduard

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 146 words.

Born 3 Sept. 1900; Dutch; m 1927, Sepha Jansen; two s; died 13 April 1959

Grand Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau; Chevalier of the Order of the Netherlands Lion;...

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Decker, James

Gerald W. Wood.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 194 words.

(b Venice, CA, Nov 23, 1921). American horn player. After studying with james Stagliano , principal horn of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and first-call studio musician, Decker served...

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Paris, Again

D. Kern Holoman.

in Charles Munch

February 2012; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 9101 words.

After his time in Boston, Charles Munch went to live in Louveciennes, France to take time off from conducting. This chapter describes how Charles Munch independently worked with various...

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Kahane, Jeffrey

Allan Ulrich.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 199 words.

(Alan )

(b Los Angeles, CA, Sept 12, 1956). American pianist and conductor. He studied at the San Francisco Conservatory, from which he graduated in 1977, and at the Juilliard...

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Katz, Mîndru

Irina Boga.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 397 words.

(b Bucharest, Romania, June 3, 1925; d Istanbul, Turkey, Jan 24, 1978). Romanian-Israeli pianist. A representative of the Romanian school of interpretation led by Florica Musicescu....

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Smock (Shipp), Ginger

Anthony Barnett.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 594 words.

[née Smock, Emma; Colbert, Emma S(mock); Shipp, Emma]

(b Chicago, June 3, 1920; d Las Vegas, June 13, 1995). Violinist. She grew up in Los Angeles from the age of six and...

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Still, Ray

Anna Pennington.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 196 words.

(b Elwood, IN, March 12, 1920). American oboist and teacher. He spent much of his childhood on a farm in Iowa before moving with his family to Los Angeles during the Great Depression....

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Founding the Hollywood Bowl

Catherine Parsons Smith.

in Making Music in Los Angeles

October 2007; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 8053 words.

This chapter discusses the founding of the Hollywood Bowl, which has been considered as the summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, and shows that its success represents the...

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Lewis, Henry

Roanne Edwards.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 296 words.

Henry Lewis was born in Los Angeles, California. During a music career that spanned nearly five decades, Lewis gained wide respect as a conductor, instrumentalist, and pioneer in the...

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Matthews, Onzy

Steven L. Isoardi.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 327 words.

(Durrett, Jr. )

(b Fort Worth, Jan 15, 1930; d Dallas, cNov 15, 1997). American conductor, arranger, and bandleader. His family moved to Los Angeles when he was nine. A...

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Carlson, Frank (L.)

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 175 words.

(b New York, May 5, 1914). American drummer and percussionist. He studied drums in New York. While playing at the Roseland Ballroom he was discovered by Woody Herman; he then left...

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Benge, Elden

Edward H. Tarr.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music. 335 words.

(b Winterset, IA, July 12, 1904; d Burbank, CA, Dec 12, 1960). American trumpeter and trumpet manufacturer. He studied cornet with William Eby, Vladimir Drucker, and Harold Mitchell,...

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Tchakarov, Emil

Richard Wigmore.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 444 words.

(b Burgas, Bulgaria, June 29, 1948; d Paris, France, Aug 4, 1991). Bulgarian conductor. He studied at the State Conservatory in Sofia, where he conducted the youth orchestra...

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Wachtel family

Jean Stern and Marian Yoshiki-Kovinick.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 1999 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Art of the United States. 811 words.

American painters. In 1903 the San Francisco painter William Keith sent the young artist (2) Marion Kavanaugh to see (1) Elmer Wachtel in Los Angeles. A whirlwind courtship ensued,...

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