Peter Duchin
American pianist and band leader
Peter Duchin
Peter Oelrichs Duchin is an American pianist and band leader.
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Liz Smith: 'Arrested Development' Returns. Liza Minnelli, Tommy Tune and a 'Landmark' Night for Miss Minnelli... Prepare for the 'Casita Maria Fiesta'
Huffington Post - over 4 years
"How should we like it were stars to burn With a passion for us we could not return? If equal affection cannot be, Let the more loving one be me." So wrote W. H. Auden. IT'S NICE when synchronicity happens in the middle of all the desperation that is going on in the world. I am so happy that Arrested Development, the TV series Mitchell Hurwitz created for Fox -- they ran it for three seasons -- has been re-established and will soon be seen on Netflix. Stars Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Alia Shawkat, Tony Hale, David Cross, Jeffrey Tambor and Jessica Walter will come back with the whiz Ron Howard producing and narrating, saying things over their dialogue such as, "What she means is... " Critics loved Arrested Development and ordinary people too. This reminds me of something that is also happening in New York, on November 8. That's when the New York Landmarks Conservancy will turn a host of famous New Yorkers into "Living Land ...
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BIRTHDAY MEMORIAL CELEBRATION for DR. FRANK FOSTER 9/23, 6 pm, Abyssinian Church - Jazzcorner
Google News - over 5 years
He also performed with bands led by Johnny Richards, Duke Pearson, Benny Goodman, Peter Duchin and with Elvin Jones' Jazz Machine. "Fos' pride and joy were his own New York-based bands, the 10-piece Swing Plus and the 16-piece The Loud Minority,
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Make a plan for the weeks and months ahead - Montgomery Advertiser
Google News - over 5 years
(Invitation only) Blue and Gray Colonels Ball: Ball will feature the legendary Peter Duchin and his Orchestra during the annual presentation of debutantes on Dec. 17 at Garrett Coliseum. (Invitation only) Mystic Order of Revelry Ball: This mystic
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The almanac - Dalje.com
Google News - over 5 years
... former US first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in 1929; pianist and bandleader Peter Duchin in 1937 (age 74); former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori in 1938 (age 73); former US Senator and basketball star Bill Bradley in 1943 (age 68);
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The Secret-Keeper - Newsweek
Google News - over 5 years
As society bandleader Peter Duchin says, “Bunny is a person with wonderful taste. She's a classic, the epitome of a society that is no longer with us.” She was born into a well-to-do Princeton family. One of her grandfathers, chemist Jordan Lambert,
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Jazz orchestra opens Candlelight Series July 23 - The Rome Observer
Google News - over 5 years
After completing her studies, she was a freelance singer in and around New York City, performing with a variety of groups, including the Warren Vache Quintet, the Peter Duchin Orchestra, Manhattan Sound, The Bronx Arts Ensemble, The Swing Mavens and
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The Nature Conservancy's Beaches & Bays Gala - Hamptons.com
Google News - over 5 years
... critical work on Long Island - protecting and managing our precious environment of wetlands, forests, bluffs, dunes, beaches and underwater bay habitat. Featuring music by the Peter Duchin Orchestra, dinner by Glorious Food Catering, Valet Parking
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VOWS; Sarah Fox and Calvin Ford
NYTimes - over 5 years
IN July 2009, a few weeks after her fiancé called off their engagement, Sarah Fox sent word in an e-mail to her high school sweetheart, Calvin Ford. It arrived as he was putting his golf clubs away at his parents' vacation home in Sun Valley, Idaho. Once he had absorbed the news, ''I knew I was going to marry her,'' Mr. Ford recalled. He told his
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Charles Bronfman Divorce: Party Caps End Of Marriage - Huffington Post
Google News - almost 6 years
... less than three years ago, when they invited 200 guests to a seated dinner at the Four Seasons restaurant in the Seagram Building. The first-time bride wore an off-white, long silk gown by Angel Sanchez, and guests danced to the music of Peter Duchin
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Divorce, in Style - New York Times
Google News - almost 6 years
The first-time bride wore an off-white, long silk gown by Angel Sanchez, and guests danced to the music of Peter Duchin. Still, the party has engraved invitations with a request for business attire and an effusive statement about the couple's affection
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OUR TOWNS; States at War, And Joined At the Hip
NYTimes - almost 6 years
In popular culture, one is Mars and the other is Venus -- Tony Soprano, Snooki and the Boss meet the Gilmore Girls, Mr. Blandings and Peter Duchin. ''On the Waterfront'' meets ''The Ice Storm.'' Xanadu comes to Greenwich. Yet in truth, New Jersey and Connecticut often seem joined at the hip. There is the same demography of wealthy suburbs
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Correction
NYTimes - about 7 years
An article on Dec. 6 about the bandleader Peter Duchin described imprecisely a collaborator on his mystery novels. Mr. Duchin wrote the books with a co-author, John Morgan Wilson, not with a ghostwriter. The article also erroneously included some inaugural activities on a list of presidential events at which Mr. Duchin and his band performed. While
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LETTER; Peter Duchin: Inspiration and Admiration
NYTimes - about 7 years
To the Editor: Re ''His Music Still Makes Society Whirl'' by Eric Konigsberg [Dec. 6]: Thank you for your article on Peter Duchin. When I was 19, ''The Eddy Duchin Story'' inspired me to take piano lessons. I pestered my parents for months to buy me a piano, which they did, an old upright. Unfortunately I did not have the discipline to carry
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His Music Still Makes Society Whirl
NYTimes - about 7 years
THERE are certain people for whom a party doesn't rate if the Peter Duchin Orchestra isn't playing. Over the years Mr. Duchin, as both pianist and bandleader, has provided the musical entertainment at an estimated 6,000 celebrations. The list itself could function as a potted history of late-era American society, as it includes everything from
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EVENING HOURS; May Flowers
NYTimes - over 7 years
May 26: The Museum of Modern Art held its annual Party in the Garden, an occasion that signals the end of the spring benefit season. For the first time: no black tie; informality was the mood. The 550 dinner guests served themselves, and many sat on sofas, plates in laps. For others, there were glass tables, no tablecloths. After dinner, 1,000
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Trading Filet Mignon for Chicken Pot Pie
NYTimes - about 8 years
IN the Gilded Age of the 1890s, when the local opera company held a benefit, it might have included world-class singers and ice sculptures ringed with caviar. Tickets would have been steeply priced, and the bedizened guests would have lined up to spend lavishly on games of chance that helped the charity. In the equally gilded 1990s, organizers of
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Lucky George
NYTimes - over 8 years
GEORGE, BEING GEORGE George Plimpton's Life as Told, Admired, Deplored, and Envied by 200 Friends, Relatives, Lovers, Acquaintances, Rivals -- and a Few Unappreciative Observers Edited by Nelson W. Aldrich Jr Illustrated. 423 pp. Random House. $30 It can reasonably be said that ''A Dance to the Music of Time,'' Anthony Powell's monumental 12-part
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Peter Duchin
    FIFTIES
  • 1996
    Age 58
    In 1996 he published his memoir, Ghost of a Chance. In 2008, Brooke Hayward and Peter Duchin announced their separation and eventually divorced. Duchin married Virginia Coleman over the 2012 Memorial Day weekend at the home of Kathy and Bill Rayner in East Hampton.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1985
    Age 47
    Having divorced, in 1985 Peter Duchin married Brooke Hayward with whom he'd been cohabiting since 1981.
    More Details Hide Details The couple maintain a loft in New York City and a house in Washington in Litchfield County, Connecticut.
    From 1985 to 1989, Duchin had a professional partnership with Jimmy Maxwell, leader of the traditional society jazz band in New Orleans.
    More Details Hide Details Duchin is an honorary member and former Vice-Chairman of the New York State Council on the Arts. He has served on the boards of American Ballet Theatre, Carnegie Hall, Spoleto Festival USA, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the board of Trustees for the Glimmerglass Opera of Cooperstown, New York, the Advisory Council for the American Russian Youth Orchestra, the National Jazz Service Organization, the World Policy Institute, and the Citizens Committee For New York City. He was also a board member for The Center for Arts Education.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1964
    Age 26
    His single "Star Dust" reached #143 in the Cashbox survey, 1964.
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    In 1964, he married Cheray Zauderer, a divorced Manhattan socialite with whom he eventually had three children.
    More Details Hide Details As a wedding gift, her father gave them a Thoroughbred yearling named Mr. Right. The colt became one of four racehorses to ever win both the U.S. West Coast's Santa Anita Handicap and the East Coast's Woodward Stakes. Duchin's music was much-heard on MOR radio in the late 1960s and early 70s from albums and singles released on the Decca, Bell and Capitol labels.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1937
    Born
    Born in 1937.
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