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Conductor with a contemporary music mission : oral history transcript / 2004.
BANC MSS 2005/110 c; Phonotape 3741 C:1-7
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Title:

Conductor with a contemporary music mission : oral history transcript / 2004

Creator/Contributor:

LeRoux, Jean-Louis, 1927-, creator, Interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Crawford, Caroline (Caroline Cooley), Interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Growing up in France, 1927-1949; the beginnings of a career in South America, 1950-1959; settling in San Francisco, 1960; the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, 1971-1988, and conducting assignments in San Francisco in the 1970s and 1980s. Includes reminiscences on working with the San Francisco Symphony, Enrique Jordá, Josef Krips, Darius Milhaud, Frank Zappa, Chamber Symphony of San Francisco, San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, Helgi Tomassen and Michael Smuin.

Date:

2004 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Jordá, Enrique
Krips, Josef
Milhaud, Darius -- 1892-1974
Zappa, Frank
Tomassen, Helgi
Smuin, Michael
San Francisco Contemporary Music Players.
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.
Chamber Symphony of San Francisco.
San Francisco Ballet. -- Orchestra.
Conductors (Music) -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Interviews

Note:

Jean-Louis LeRoux ; with an introduction by Charles Boone. An interview conducted by Caroline Crawford in 2002 and 2003. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3741 C:1-7.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (iv, 82 p.) : ports. ; 29 cm.
7 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2005/110 c
Phonotape 3741 C:1-7

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.