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Henri Pensis

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Henri Pensis

Henri Pensis (3 November 1900 – 1 June 1958), was a Luxembourgish conductor, composer and violinist.

Pensis was born on in the Pfaffenthal quarter of Luxembourg City. In 1933, he founded and became the first conductor of the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra. He moved to the United States in 1940, conducting the New Jersey Philharmonic Orchestra and the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra. He conducted at least three concerts in Carnegie Hall.


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Excerpted and translated from World Heritage Encyclopedia in Luxembourgish.

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