Honors

During his lifetime and after, Marcel Tabuteau received several awards and tributes. They include the following. If you are know of other honors bestowed upon Marcel Tabuteau that should be added to this page, please click Submissions

July 28th, 1904: Premiere Prix de Hautbois from the Paris Conservatory

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October 15th, 1937: Chevalier de la Légion d’ Honneur from the Government of France

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April 19th, 20th, 1940: Twenty-five year Service Award from the Philadelphia Orchestra

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1947: Medal of Achievement from the Philadelphia Art Alliance

May 10th, 1952: Hon. Doctor of Music from the Curtis Institute of Music

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February 1, 1961

Woodwind World’s  Hall of Fame

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March 8th, 1966: Memorial Tribute
World Premier Performance
Elegy: In Memoriam– Marcel Tabuteau 1887-1966
by Harold Boatrite
Performed by Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra
Marc Mostovoy, Conductor

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Courtesy of the Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

 

March 3rd, 4th, 5th, 1977: Memorial Tribute: World Premiere Performance of Trail of Beauty by David Amram. Performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Conductor. Soloists: John de Lancie, Oboe; Rose Taylor, Mezzo-Soprano.

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Title page of the full score: Eugene Ormandy Collection of Scores, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania

 

 

 

March 4th, 1979 at the Curtis Institute of Music:

Memorial Concerts

Awarding of the Marcel Tabuteau Chair of Woodwind Studies

Dedication of the Marcel Tabuteau Room

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