Claro De Luna - Jose Iturbi* - El Piano De Jose Iturbi
Label: RCA Victor - 3L-16097 • Format: Vinyl LP, Reissue • Country: Spain • Genre: Classical •
Iturbi was a child prodigy at the piano. He began performing professionally at age seven, and graduated with honours from the Paris Conservatory at In he Summers End - Paul Taylor (36) - Ladies Choice named head of the piano department Claro De Luna - Jose Iturbi* - El Piano De Jose Iturbi the Geneva Conservatory and in began touring Europe and South America playing Spanish music.
He made his U. His American tour was even more exhilarating: he gave 77 concerts. While in Mexico inIturbi first exhibited his conducting ability. Three years later he was chosen to lead the Rochester New York Philharmonic Orchestra, a position he held until He often delighted audiences by appearing in a dual role as conductor and pianist. His flamboyant personality attracted the motion-picture industry, which signed Iturbi to a series of films in the s. Playing classical, jazz, and popular musiche appeared in such films as Thousands CheerMusic for Millionsand Anchors Aweigh Iturbi, who enjoyed being different from other classical musicians, liked to fly airplanes, box, and ride motorcycles.
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