BiographyChâlons-sur-Marne, Marne, France [now Châlons-en-Champagne]
Prolific composer, conductor, arranger, orchestrator, clarinetist and educator, educated at the Conservatory of Dijon and the Philadelphia Musical Academy. He studied with Paul Fauchet, Georges Caussades, and Gabriel Pares. In 1935: Officier d'Academie, in France. He arrived in the United States in 1918 and became an American citizen in 1923. He arranged for the Philadelphia Orchestra (where he was a bass clarinetist), and conducted the orchestras at Interlochen, Michigan, where he served as professor of music. Also, USC conductor, the Balle Russe de Monte Carlo. He was later associated with the musical-instrument manufacturer G. Read more... he conducted the Kenosha Symphony Orchestra through 1960. Cailliet was a personal friend and at one time a neighbor in Beverly Hills, California of José Iturbi, who appeared with Cailliet in symphony concerts.