James Dixon

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Birthday
26, 1929
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Apr 3, 2007 (77)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
26, 1929
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Apr 3, 2007 (77)

About

An orchestra conductor with University of Iowa and the Quad City Symphony.

Before Fame

Before college he worked as a shoeshine boy and in a bakery.

Trivia

After getting his master's degree he taught at the New England Conservatory. He conducted NEC's orchestra for a series of 20 concerts in the early 1960s.

Family Life

He was born in Estherville, Iowa and grew up in the nearby Guthrie Center.

Associated With

Arturo Toscanini was another renowned conductor - achieving his success with NBC.

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