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Art Fransis Minèo

Art Fransis Minèo, American composer, conductor, playwright. Recipient Citation award United States Government, 1944. Member President Roosevelt's White House Band, Washington, 1943-1944. Served with United States Army, 1942-1945. Member of Elks.

Background

  • Minèo, Art Fransis was born on August 28, 1918 in Brooklyn. Son of Joseph and Marie (Longo Bocco) Minèo.

  • Education

    • Studies with Simone Condosta, Brooklyn, 1939. Diploma (honorary), Washington State University, 1962.

    Career

    • String bassist various bands, New York City, 1936-1942. Director Institute Modern Music, Tacoma, 1947-1951. Band leader New Yorker Restaurant and Supper Club, 1951-1972.

    Works

    • Orchestrator original music of Paul Whiteman and Vincent Lopez for Seattle Worlds Fair, 1960. Conductor: (albums) Sound of Love, 1953, Styled for You by Attilio, 1957. Playwright 5 museum plays, 1950-1987.

      Composer over 1000 songs.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member President Roosevelt's White House Band, Washington, 1943-1944. Served with United States Army, 1942-1945. Member of Elks.

    Connections

    • Married Antoinette S. Lento, July, 22, 1945. 1 child, Eugene.
    • father: Joseph Minu00e8o
    • mother: Marie (Longo Bocco) Minu00e8o
    • spouse: Antoinette S. Lento
    • child: Eugene Minu00e8o
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    Born August 28, 1918
    Nationality
    • 1939
      Brooklyn
    • 1962
      Washington State University
    • 1936 - 1942
      String bassist various bands
    • 1947 - 1951
      director, Institute Modern Music
      Tacoma, Washington, United States
    • 1951 - 1972
      band leader, New Yorker Restaurant and Supper Club

    Award