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theatrical manager

John Henry Wilson, American theatrical manager. Decorated Bronze Star medal. Served with United States Navy, 1942-1946.

Background

Wilson, John Henry was born on September 13, 1922 in Concord, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Henry John and Marjorie Grace (Robinson) Wilson.

Education

Bachelor, University New Hampshire, 1951.

Career

With Ogunquit (Maine) Playhouse, 1949-1954, Hurok Concert, Inc., Seattle, 1957-1964, performing arts department, World's Fair, Seattle, 1962, New York City World's Fair, 1963-1965. General manager National Ballet of Canada, 1965-1967. Company manager Hurok Concerts, 1967-1976.

Managers Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet, others. Now presentations manager Metropolitan Opera Association, Lincoln Center, New York City. Lecturer on theatrical management.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1942-1946.

Connections

father:
Henry John Wilson

mother:
Marjorie Grace (Robinson) Wilson