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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000447.txt from 1995/03

From: Donald Oehler <dloehler@-----.EDU>
Subj: Re: Bonade
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 1995 22:53:44 -0500

Henri Lefebvre was a prize student of Cyrille Rose. Rose gave Lefebvre
his Buffet horns and Lefebvre gave those same horns to Bonade. Lefebvre
never taught at the Conservatoire in Paris but was considered to be THE
teacher in Paris at the time Bonade was a young student. And, Rose was a
student of Klose -
Don Oehler

On Wed, 15 Mar 1995, Michael A. Cassara wrote:

> My apologies for not posting this in the previous message. I just found the
> excellent book of Orchestra Studies that Bonade wrote in 1947. The
> biographical blurb in the front of the book states:
>
> "Daniel Bonade was born in Geneva, Switzerland of French parents, both of
> whom were outstanding in the field of music. His mother was a well known
> opera singer and his father, Louis Bonade, was musical director of Victoria
> Hall at Geneva. After the death of his father, Daniel Bonade was received
> at the Paris Conservatory. There he entered the clarinet class of Mr.
> Mimart and at the same time, studied privately with his teacher, Mr. Henrie
> Lefebvre, then clarinetist at the Paris Opera. Soon after, Mr. Bonade won
> his first prize and came to San Francisco as solo clarinetist with the
> French Military Band under the direction of Mr. Pares. Later he was engaged
> to tour the country with the Diaghileff Ballet Russe. At the termination of
> this engagement, he was offered the position first clarinetist with the
> Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra under Leopold Stokowski's direction. Daniel
> Bonade remained 15 years in this position before he subsequently accepted
> the offer of Artur Rodzinski to become first chair man of the clarinet
> section in the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra. His association with this
> musical organization lasted 8 years. Upon retiring from this position, he
> toured South America under the baton of Arturo Toscanini and later became a
> member of the W.C.B.S. Symphony under Howard Barlow.
>
> As one of the outstanding musicians in his field, Daniel Bonade has been
> associated with the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, the Cleveland
> Music Institute and Mannes School of New York."
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Michael A. Cassara in Cleveland
>

   
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