Jose Iturbi

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Jose Iturbi

Valencia, Provincia de València, Valenciana, Spain
Death 28 Jun 1980 (aged 84)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Mausoleum, Block 16, Crypt E1
Memorial ID 532 · View Source
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Musician. He was a celebrated Spanish conductor, harpsichordist and pianist, when he made his American debut in New York City in 1929. During the 1930s, he was conductor of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra in upstate New York and also led the Valencia Symphony Orchestra until 1944. In Hollywood during the 1940s, he appeared as an actor-performer in several film musicals to include "Thousands Cheer", "Anchors Aweigh" and "A Song to Remember". He also made several short length instructional films and played on movie soundtracks. He died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 84.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jose Iturbi (28 Nov 1895–28 Jun 1980), Find a Grave Memorial no. 532, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .