An American conductor dies, at 97

The conductor Peter J. Re who professionalised the Bangor Symphony Orchestra in Maine in the late 1960s, has died in a local veterans home at a great age.

A New Yorker, he held degrees from Juilliard, Columbia and Yale and was an occasional composer.


Peter Re lifts his baton to conduct the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. (Bangor Daily News File Photo)

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