Vuataz, Roger

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Name
Vuataz, Roger Gender: M
born on 4 January 1898 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Geneva, Switzerland, 46n12, 6e09
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 13°43' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 00°01 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 14°49'



Biography

Swiss organist, conductor, broadcasting administrator, and composer.

Roger Vuataz's career was centered on Geneva, where he served as an organist of the Protestant Reformed Church from 1917 to 1978. He was founder-director of the Cathedral Choir (1940-1960). From 1944 to 1964 he was head of the music department of Radio Geneva. From 1961 to 1971 he taught at the Geneva Conservatory. He was president of the International Music Competition from 1962 to 1969, and also of the Viñes singing competition in Barcelona from 1963 to 1978. In 1967 he was awarded the music prize of the City of Geneva. In 1975 the Association of Swiss Musicians gave him its composer's prize.

He died 2 August 1988.

Source Notes

Taeger quotes Barbault, personal statemeny via Ritter

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (organist)

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