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Jose Iturbi

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José Iturbi Báguena (28 November 1895 – 28 June 1980) was a Valencian conductor, pianist and harpsichordist. He appeared in several Hollywood films of the 1940s, notably playing himself in the musicals, Thousands Cheer (1943), Anchors Aweigh (1945), and Three Daring Daughters (1948), his only leading role.

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  • Birth name: José Iturbi Báguena
  • Born: 28 November 1895 Valencia, Spain
  • Died: 28 June 1980 (aged 84) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Genres: Classical
  • Occupation(s): Conductor, pianist
  • Instruments: Piano
  • Associated acts: Rochester Philharmonic

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