Wagner, Roger

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Name
Wagner, Roger Gender: M
born on 16 January 1914 at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )
Place Le Puy, France, 45n02, 3e53
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 25°59' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 28°35 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 05°14'



Biography

French-American composer, conductor and arranger, an educator. Born in France of American parents, he moved to the U.S. at age seven. By 12, he was an organist, and became the church choir director in Los Angeles.

In 1947 he founded the Los Angeles Concert Chorale which segued into the Roger Wagner Chorale, playing concerts, radio, TV and films. Since 1955 they toured the U.S., Canada, South and Central America, along with many recordings.

The head of the music department at Marymount College, Wagner has been guest conductor of choral groups throughout the world.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Family : Change residence 1922 (Moved to U.S.)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1927 (Organist, church choir director, age 12)
  • Work : New Job 1947 (Founded L.A. Concert Chorale)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1955 (Band started touring)

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher

Categories

  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Chorale noted)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Music teacher (Professor at Maymount)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (France to U.S.)

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