Vuillermoz, Jean, French composer; b. Monte Carlo, Dec. 29, 1906; d. (killed while on patrol duty in the last hours before the Franco-German armistice), Lobsonn, Alsace, June 21,1940. He studied with Büsser and Rabaud at the Paris Cons., receiving the 2ndPrix de Rome for his cantata Le Pardon (1932).
dramatic: Ballet: Veglione (1937). ORCH.: Triptique (Paris, May 31,1932); Horn Concerto (Paris, March 11,1934); Cello Concerto; Promenade zoologiquefor Chamber Orch. CHAMBER: Piano Trio; String Trio.
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire