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Anton Torelló i Ros


1884 in Sant Sadurní d'Anoia


1959 in the USA
Anton Torelló i Ros Studied with:  Pedro Valls

Played for: Principal bass in the Philadelphia Orchestra from 1914 to 1948. 

Comment: First bass instructor at Curtis. He was the father of Carl and William who both played in the Philadelphia Orchestra. Carl played for about 48 years and Philadelphia and William who retired from playing in the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

(Thanks to Thomas Martin and Thomas Gale from the 2xbasslist for this info.)

(Thanks to Vincent Osborn for information about Torelló's name and teacher.)

(Thanks to Joan Perarnau i Garriga, a student of Thomas Martin from Catalonia for the correct spelling of Saint Sadurni d'Anoia.)


Kupferberg, Herbert, Those Fabulous Philadelphians (New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1969)


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