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Symphony conductor Gideon Grau dies at 86

Original post made on Feb 21, 2012

Gideon Grau, 86, a former resident of Palo Alto, died in his sleep in an Atlanta hospital June 29. He was a symphony conductor, concert violinist and music director of the Palo Alto Philharmonic Association.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, July 10, 2009, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Sister Laurena Alflen, OP, a resident of another community
on Feb 21, 2012 at 8:42 am

I sang under Gideon many years ago with the symphonic choir in Saginaw, Michigan. He was an ultimate musician and had to have great patience with our amatuer status.

In the last few months I have been wondering if he were still alive and when I put his name in Google, up came a synopsis of his great career. I'm glad.

Irene, Jonathan and Joshua, you have my deepest sympathy and prayers.

Sister Laurena Alflen, OP


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