Jean Leber (1939 – 18 March 2020) was a French violinist, conductor, and teacher.
|Died||18 March 2020(aged 80–81)|
Leber started his career with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande as a violinist, then joined the Paris Opera before teaching and playing violin at the Opéra de Marseille. In 1965, he founded the Octuor de France with Michel Wales. In 1972, he became director of the Conservatoire de Gennevilliers before being appointed director at the Centre musical Edgar-Varèse. He was one of the original members of the Ensemble orchestral de Marseille when it was founded in 1986.
Leber was very invested in the future of his students. He directed the schools of the École nationale de musique de Gennevilliers, École nationale de musique de Chartres, and chamber music classes in Poitiers and at the National Conservatory Regional Influence Pierre Barbizet.