Knowledge Identifier: +Erno_Rapee
Category: Music (650)
Born in 1891.
Countries: United States (83%), United Kingdom (17%)
Linked to: Brunswick Corporation, 20th Century Fox
In 1926, Rapée collaborated with composer Lew Pollack on "Charmaine" for the film, "What Price Glory-" , "Diane", for the Fox Film production, "Seventh Heaven" , and "Marion" for the Fox production "4 Devils"
He began an engagement at the Roxy Theatre in New York, opening the theater in March 1927, as music director of its 110-player Roxy Symphony Orchestra
Finally, in 1932, Rapée reached the apex of his career as the musical director and head conductor of the symphony orchestra at Roxy Rothafel's new Radio City Music Hall, a position Rapée held until his death in New York City , New York, from a heart attack on June 26, 1945