Avlonitis, Diomedes (Avlon, Don) 19.feb.1903-26.aug.1985 Greece, Corfu - USA California, Bakersfield
violinist, conductor, studied at Athens Conservatory, 4.aug.1923 emigrated to the USA, 1938 BS and 1942 MA from the Teacher's College Columbia University in New York, 19.mar.1939 he became naturalized American, concert master of the Municipal Opera House, conductor of the Caprice Orchestra, Martinique Hotel Orchestra, Dixie Hotel Orchestra, the Don Avlon's Orchestra, Don Avlon's Folk Dance Group, member of the Coalinga Symphony Orchestra, Kern Philharmonic Orchestra in Bakersfield California, conductor and concert master of the Teacher's College Symphony Orchestra, Riverside Symphony Orchestra, 1933-1961 founder/director of the Avlon Institute of Music and Fine Arts, 1970-1972 teacher of music at Bakersfield city schools, 1972-1973 at Kern County High School, 1973-1974 at McLarland and Semitropic schools California, 1974 at Bakersfield College ; 24.apr.1956 in New York he married Helen Chalderis (Astoria NY 26.may.1924-); 22.oct.1971 in Bakersfield he married and 1973 divorced Julia A Rayl Lyons (1939-)

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[] Loves awakening
[] Spartan spirit
[] Spirit of independence
[] Life and flowers
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