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Ernest Alexandre Ansermet, Swiss conductor.

Background

Ansermet, Ernest Alexandre was born on November 11, 1883 in Vevey, Switzerland. Son of Gabriel and Marie (Charoton) Ansermet.

Education

Educated universities Lausanne (Switzerland), Paris (France). Honorary degrees U. Lausanne, U. Neuchatel. Teacher mus. studies, Switzerland and France.

Career

Juliette Salvisberg, 1941. Mathematics Lausanne, 1906-1910. Conductor orchestra, Kursaal, Montreux, 1910-1914.

Conductor symphony concerts, Geneva, 1915-1969. Founder, conductor Orchestre de la Suisse Romande de Geneve, 1918-1967. Chief conductor Orchestra Radio Geneva.

Conductor Russian ballet of Serge Diaghilev, 1915-1923. Guest appearances in South America, Mexico, North America, Europe. Mayer lecturer British Institute Recorded Sound, 1963.

Named officer Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’Honneur, Etoile Beige, citizen of honor State and City of Geneva, 1953. Author: Les fondements de la musique dans la conscience humaine, 2 vols., 1961. Address: Geneva Switzerland.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Les fondements de la musique dans la conscience humaine, 2 vols., 1961.

Connections

Married Marguerite Jaccotet, 1940.

father:
Gabriel Ansermet

mother:
Marie (Charoton) Ansermet

spouse:
Marguerite Jaccotet