Mitchell Lurie

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Brooklyn, New York, USA
Mitchell Lurie got his early training from the Peter Mermeblum California Junior Symphony, a popular training orchestra in the Los Angeles area. The exceptional Lurie was soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at age 16. After finishing his schooling at the renowned Curtis Institute in Philadelphia, he was asked to join conductor Fritz Reiner, who was then with the Pittsburgh Symphony. World War II intervened, and Lurie eventually joined Reiner with the Pittsburgh Symphony as principal clarinetist. When Reiner moved to the Chicago Symphony in 1950, Lurie went along and was principal clarinetist there for two years. Read more...


Character: Clarinetist in Orchestra

They Shall Have Music 1939

Character: Clarinetist in orchestra

The Hard-Boiled Canary 1941