|born on||5 July 1879 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )|
|Place||Cahors, France, 44n27, 1e26|
|Timezone||LMT m1e26 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||12°48' 00°25 Asc. 01°23'|
French musician, a flutist, composer and conductor who led many important premieres such as "Masques et Bergamasques," 1919, "Padmâvati, 1923, "Bacchus et Ariane," 1931, and "La Chartreuse de Parme," 1939. A prolific writer with many chamber works to his credit, Gaubert composed three symphonic poems for orchestra as well as the operas "Fresques," 1923 and "Naïla," 1927.
His father, a shoe maker and amateur clarinetist, gave him his first music lessons, but when the family moved to Paris in 1886, Philippe began taking private lessons with Jules Taffanel and his son Paul. In 1893, he began studying at the Paris Conservatoire, receiving First Prize in 1894 and Second Prize in 1905. He became the assistant conductor of the Société des Concerts, and after serving for a time in the French army, he was appointed to the position of principal conductor of the Opera.
Gaubert suffered a brain hemorrhage and died on *6/10/1941, Paris.
(*Date variously given as 7/10/1941 and 7/08/1941)
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1919 (Important premier performance)
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1923 (Operatic composition released)
- Family : Change residence 1886 (Family moved to Paris)
- Social : Begin a program of study 1893 (Began studying at the Paris Conservatoire)
- Work : Prize 1894 (First Prize)
- Work : Prize 1905 (Second prize)
B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher (Gauquelin Vol 4/1904 gave July 4, 1879 in error)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Flute)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor (Principal conductor)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Composer, chamber & flute)
- Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Brain (Hemorrhage, terminal)
- Vocation : Military : Military service (Army)
- Vocation : Writers : Poet (Symphonic poems)