Lotfi Mansouri

 

 

Age: 84

 

Summary: former general director of the San Francisco Opera for 13 years from 1988 to 2001 who had left his native country Iran to study medicine, but music won out where he was responsible for many ambitious productions, including the first local performances of several Russian masterpieces.

 

 

Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer

 

Born: June 15, 1929

 

Died: August 30, 2013

 

Location: San Francisco, California