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Andre Jolivet, French composer. Decorated officer Legion of Honor, commander Arts and Letters, Croix de Guerre; recipient Arts and Letters award. Served with French Army, 1939-1940.; Member Syndicate Artists and Musicians France (honorary president).

Background

Jolivet, Andre was born on August 8, 1905 in Paris, France. Son of Victor Ernest and Madeleine (Perault) Jolivet.

Education

Educated Lycee Colbert, Paris, also Ecole Normale de Paris.

Career

Music Comedie Francmise, Paris, 1945-1959. Technical adviser General Administration Arts and Letters, Paris, 1959-1962. President Lamoureux Concerts, Paris, 1963-1968.

Professor composition Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique, Paris, 1966-1974 mus. expert United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1958-1974.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: (piano) Mana, 2 sonatas. (chamber music) Quatuor, Suite Delphique, Rhapsodie a 7, Pastorales de Noël, Suite Rhapsodique pour Violon soul, Suite an Concert pour Violoncelle soul, Heptade pour Trompette et Percussion, Cinq Incantations, Asceses pour Flute. (vocales) Trois complaintes du Soldat, Deux Messes, Poemes intimes, Epithalame, Madrigal Songe á Nouveau reve (symphonies) Cina Danses rituelles, Trois Symphonies, Suite Transoceeane, 12 concertos, Deux Oratorios, 15 musiques de scene.

Membership

Served with French Army, 1939-1940. Member Syndicate Artists and Musicians France (honorary president).

Connections

Married Hilda Gulgue, September 26, 1933. Children: Pierre-Alain, Christine, Merri, Director.

father:
Victor Ernest Jolivet

mother:
Madeleine (Perault) Jolivet

spouse:
Hilda Gulgue

children:
Pierre-Alain Jolivet

Christine Jolivet

Merri Jolivet

Dir Jolivet