José Iturbi
José Iturbi
José Iturbi Báguena was a Spanish conductor, harpsichordist and pianist. He appeared in several Hollywood films of the 1940s, notably playing himself in the 1943 musical, Thousands Cheer, and the 1945 film, Anchors Aweigh.
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Blasco Ibáñez, Laylah Ali y Tanis abren la programación de la Diputación - ABC.es
Google News - over 5 years
... cultural de la Diputación se completa con la celebración del Festival de Pirotecnia el próximo día 8 de octubre en el cauce del Turia, y la organización de un ciclo de recitales de los ganadores del Concurso Internacional de Piano "José Iturbi"
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Burriana: El Club 53 triunfa en la Batalla de Flores. - La Plana al Dia
Google News - over 5 years
El jurado calificador compuesto por un miembro de cada falla pudo valorar las carrozas en el punto de concentración situado en la Plaza José Iturbi. Tras el recuento de puntos, la carroza presentada por la falla Club 53 logró alzarse con el máximo
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El Auditorio Nacional festeja 20 años de su reinauguración - Informador.com.mx
Google News - over 5 years
Y por primera vez la Orquesta Filarmónica de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), dirigida por José Iturbi, entre otros. El diseño del proyecto del inmueble estuvo a cargo de un grupo de arquitectos encabezado por Fernando Beltrán y Puga,
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«Soy 'pirata converso' desde que me conciencié de la gravedad del tema» - Las Provincias
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-Estudió en el Conservatorio José Iturbi de Valencia pero completó su formación en el extranjero ¿Qué le parece que la Berklee se instale en Valencia? -Estupendo. No existe nada igual en esta parte del Atlántico. Que en Valencia se instale la Berklee
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Derriban el viejo conservatorio José Iturbi para levantar un hotel - levante.emv.com
Google News - over 5 years
MÓNICA ROS VALENCIA El viejo conservatorio José Iturbi, ubicado en la avenida del Puerto, ya es historia. Las máquinas excavadoras han derribado el antiguo edificio en apenas dos días para que una constructora levante un hotel para jóvenes,
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П. Нерсесьян и Ф.Копачевский откроют абонемент оркестра МГК - ОРЕАНДА
Google News - over 5 years
... а также лауреатом и обладателем специального приза Yamaha Х Международного конкурса пианистов имени Шуберта (Германия), XV Международного конкурса пианистов Jose Iturbi (Испания) и Международного конкурса имени В. Крайнёва (Украина)
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Damián Sánchez Aviñó gana el “Premios Jerry Goldsmith 2011” en la categoría de ... - el periodic
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Completó estudios de de Grado Medio de Piano y Percusión en el Conservatorio Municipal José Iturbi de Valencia. En la actualidad cursa 5º curso de composición en el Conservatorio Superior de Música "Salvador Seguí" de Castellón y en 2010 ganó el primer
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Educación atiende las demandas de Nules y Burriana - levante.emv.com
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Calpe y Montagut reivindicaron la urgencia y prioridad de que la Generalitat licite la construcción del sexto colegio público de la ciudad, situado en la explanada junto al colegio José Iturbi. Císcar "priorizará la construcción del centro lo antes
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Paid Notice: Deaths STESSIN, HERBERT
NYTimes - about 6 years
STESSIN--Herbert. 88, of New York, died January 22, 2011, beloved brother of Belle Hammerschlag Trattler, husband of the late Nancy Stessin, stepfather of David Dundee and his wife Betty, cherished uncle of Stephanie Bernheim and Paul Hammerschlag, MD, great uncle of Erica Bernheim, Claudia Bernheim, Zoe Hammerschlag, Grey and Linus Raphaely,
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Paid Notice: Deaths STESSIN, HERBERT
NYTimes - about 6 years
STESSIN--Herbert. 88, of New York, died January 22, 2011, beloved brother of Belle Hammerschlag Trattler, husband of the late Nancy Stessin, stepfather of David Dundee and his wife Betty, cherished uncle of Stephanie Bernheim and Paul Hammerschlag, MD, great uncle of Erica Bernheim, Claudia Bernheim, Zoe Hammerschlag, Grey and Linus Raphaely,
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Leo Smit, 78, Composer and Concert Pianist
NYTimes - about 17 years
Leo Smit, a composer, pianist and teacher, died on Dec. 12 in Encinitas, Calif. He was 78. The cause was heart failure, said Nils Vigeland, a friend. During a long and varied career that began when he was 15, Mr. Smit worked with Stravinsky, was closely associated with Copland, wrote an opera with the British astronomer Sir Fred Hoyle and became a
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Jean Dalrymple, Persuasive Dreamer Who Brought Theater to City Center, Dies at 96
NYTimes - over 18 years
Jean Dalrymple, who abandoned a nascent acting career to become a successful publicist, then an even more successful manager of concert artists and finally a dynamic producer of musicals and plays for City Center and other stages, died on Sunday at her Manhattan home, across the street from City Center. She was 96. Miss Dalrymple's stature in the
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Life Is One Long Jubilee: Favorite Gershwin Recordings
NYTimes - over 18 years
Here are some favorite George Gershwin recordings of the classical music and pop and jazz critics of The Times. Compact disks range in price from $10 to $17 for a single disk; $25 to $35 for a two-disk set; $48 for a three-disk package and $68 for a four-disk collection. (An introduction appears on page 1 of Weekend.) Bernard Holland NAMING one's
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The Party Always Ran Late at Sherman's Place
NYTimes - about 19 years
THE Duke and Duchess of Windsor did it. Ethel Merman did it. J. Edgar Hoover did it. Frank Costello did it. John F. Kennedy did it. When the lights went down on Broadway, they migrated, at one time or another, across town to the velvet-and-silver world of the Stork Club. Founded as a speak-easy in the Roaring Twenties, Sherman Billingsley's oasis
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A Symphony for the Eye: Souvenirs of 75 Years
NYTimes - over 19 years
WHAT are a dozen symphony orchestra conductors, some of them wielding their batons, doing in a temple of silence -- the lobby of the Newark Public Library? Don't worry, browsers. The room is still silent, except for the whirring of fans. The conductors are frozen in time, in poster-size photographs mounted on the marble columns supporting the
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MUSIC VIEW; Praise Makers Seem to Be Calling the Tune
NYTimes - about 28 years
LEAD: Concert program books are not ordinarily the place to look for objective evaluations of performers. By hallowed tradition, the sketches they contain are allowed to be effusive, as in this recent Carnegie Hall biographical blurb for a young violinist: ''Just as diamonds are forever, so are the art and appeal of Anne-Sophie Mutter. Concert
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Videocassettes Planned of 50's TV Variety Series
NYTimes - about 28 years
LEAD: Performances remembered become better with time, the beneficiaries of a verdict of perfection that no one can disprove. Which makes it all the more fascinating to contemplate the testing of one's memory against performances from ''The Bell Telephone Hour,'' the celebrated television variety series of some 30 years ago, which are about to be
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THE DANCE: TAPPING RHYTHMS
NYTimes - about 29 years
LEAD: THE CONSERVATORY ORCHESTRA of the Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College gave a pleasant concert Sunday afternoon at Whitman Hall on the college campus that featured two works by Morton Gould of special interest to dancegoers. One was meant to be danced. The other, though conceived as a concert piece, is now associated with dance. THE
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of José Iturbi
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1980
    Age 84
    José Iturbi continued his public performances into his eighties. Finally he was ordered by his doctors to take a sabbatical in March 1980.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1947
    Age 51
    Hero absconded with his daughters while Iturbi was on a European concert tour in 1947.
    More Details Hide Details After a court battle of several months, Iturbi and his former son-in-law ultimately resolved their differences, and the girls remained with their father. Iturbi's companion for many years was Marion Seabury, his secretary, who survived him and founded the José Iturbi Foundation after his death.
  • 1946
    Age 50
    At age 28, in 1946, Iturbi's daughter committed suicide.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1943
    Age 47
    In 1943, Iturbi took his daughter to court for custody of the girls, calling her unfit, according to The New York Times.
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  • 1936
    Age 40
    Iturbi's daughter married Stephen Hero, an American concert violinist who had been one of her father's protégés in 1936. They had two daughters, Maria Antonia and Maria Theresa, before separating in 1939. María Hero had obtained legal custody of the children in her 1941 divorce; her former husband had them for three months of each year.
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    In April 1936, Iturbi was injured in the crash and sinking of Pan American Airways' Puerto Rican Clipper in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
    More Details Hide Details After the incident, he said he would not be able to play "for some time", and "I may not be able to conduct again." Later that year, he was named conductor of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra in Rochester, New York, serving until 1944. He also led the Valencia Symphony Orchestra for many years. He often appeared in concert with his sister, Ámparo, also a renowned pianist. The liner notes to the two-record box set of Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (two-piano arrangements by José and Ámparo Iturbi) read: "Arranged by José and Ámparo Iturbi with the former conducting RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra as well as playing one of the two solo parts... The arrangers use the two pianos to thicken resonances and to invigorate what was purely orchestral tissue with the bony brittleness of the piano.... The Iturbis perform this spirited work in a brilliant virtuoso fashion " (RCA Victor WDM 1366 (2))
  • THIRTIES
  • 1933
    Age 37
    Iturbi made his first appearance as a conductor in Mexico City in 1933 when presented by impresario Ernesto de Quesada from Conciertos Daniel.
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  • 1929
    Age 33
    He made his American debut in New York City in 1929.
    More Details Hide Details Between 1911 and 1937, he was also the frequent accompanist to the Spanish violinist Manuel Quiroga on his international tours. On 8 June 1937, he had just said goodbye to Quiroga after a concert in New York when the violinist was hit by a truck in Times Square, which led to the premature end of his career.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1916
    Age 20
    Iturbi married María Giner de los Santos in 1916; she died in 1928.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1912
    Age 16
    His worldwide concert tours, beginning around 1912, were very successful.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1895
    Born
    Born on November 28, 1895.
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