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Andre Cluytens, Belgian conductor. Decorated Chevalier Legion of Honor. Records with Angel Records, His Master’s Voice, Columbia, Electrola.

Background

Cluytens, Andre was born on March 26, 1905 in Antwerp, Belgium. Son of Alphonse and Philomène (Van Cauteren) Cluytens.

Education

Ier Prix in piano, harmonie, countrepoint, Flemish Royal Conservatory Music, Antwerp, 1922.

Career

1 son, Michel. Conductor Theatre Royal Farncais, Antwerp, 1927-1932, Theatre du Capitole, Toulouse, France, 1932-1935, Opera de Lyon, France, 1935-1938, 43-44, Grand Theatre, Bordeaux, France, 1938, Opera de Paris, 1944, Opera-Cominque, Paris, 1947, Societe des Concerts di Conservatoirie, Paris, 1947. Tours in Europe for concerts and operas, since 1947. Guest conductor Berlin, Vienna, Radio France, New York City, Montreal philharmonic orchestras, Scala di Milano, Oepra di Rome, Bayreuth Festival.

Connections

Married Germaine Gilson, January 4, 1927.

father:
Alphonse Cluytens

mother:
Philomène (Van Cauteren) Cluytens

spouse:
Germaine Gilson