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Mar 3, 2009

André Rieu Receives Knighthood in France

André Rieu To Receive Knighthood in France

De Limburger Wednesday March 3, 2009

André Rieu will receive a high French distinction. He will become Knight in the Order of Arts and Literature of the French Republic.

The world renowned violinist will be presented all the regalia associated with this Knighthood on Thursday in his hometown of Maastricht. The French Ambassador to the Netherlands will travel to the Limburg Capital to present Rieu with this honor.

*Thank you to John for finding and translating this for us!

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

What an honor for him!! Will he be Sir André now? Thanks, John, for finding and translating all the Limburger news for us. ~Kay

Anonymous said...

Well this honor is really deserved.
It's time to the world to recognize what André and the JSO are doing for the art and for the music.
Thanks John and Sue.

Adriana
Blumenau/Brazil

Anonymous said...

Well done André !
He will be a ‘Chevalier de l’ordre des arts et des lettres’.
Leo Schofield (the Australian who interviewed André) Rudolf Nureyev & George Cloony also ‘Chevalier’ (Knights). Adele

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