|Place of Birth||Vercelli, Italy|
|Date of Birth (Eng)||1900|
|Date of Birth (Heb)|
|Date of Death (Eng)||May 23, 1981|
|Date of Death (Heb)||19 Iyar 5741|
|Age at Death||81|
|Spouse’s Name||Tina Foa (2B24)|
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|Religious Status (כ/ל/י)|
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|Other Family Data||The Foas had no children.|
|Inscription (Eng)||IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF ARRIGO FOA DIED 23RD MAY 1981 AGE 81|
|Inscription (Heb)||פה מצה מנוח ה״מ אריה פואה נלב״ע יום י״ט אייר התשמ״ה והיו ימיו פ״א שנה ת׳נ׳צ׳ב׳ה׳|
|Historical||He arrived in Shanghai in 1921. He was the concertmaster and assistant conductor of the Shanghai Municipal Orchestra for many years and, in 1937, he officially became the orchestra’s conductor, which lasted until 1952. From 1953 to 1969, he led the Sino-British Orchestra. In 1957, it was renamed the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
The Foas were married at Ohel Rachel Synagogue in Shanghai in 1924.
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