Roméo Mastrocola

Roméo Mastrocola. Violinist, administrator, b Montreal 19 Mar 1914, d there 28 May 1984. He began his studies at nine with Émile Taranto and Eugène Chartier privately and with Maurice Onderet at the McGill Cons.

Mastrocola, Roméo

Roméo Mastrocola. Violinist, administrator, b Montreal 19 Mar 1914, d there 28 May 1984. He began his studies at nine with Émile Taranto and Eugène Chartier privately and with Maurice Onderet at the McGill Cons. He studied 1928-9 in Milan with Alberto Poltronieri and completed his studies with Onderet. He joined the Montreal Orchestra in 1932 and the SCSM (MSO) in 1935. He became personnel director of the MSO in 1952 and occupied that position full-time 1958-77.

See also Joseph MASTROCOLA (his father).


Further Reading

  • 'Nos musiciens,' Variations, vol 1, Sep-Oct 1977