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Violinist Saul Höuben: Who Is June Preston’s Husband?

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Saul Höuben is the husband of late child actress, June Preston, whom she met while on a music tour.

Höuben is from Belgium and works as a concert violinist. He married Preston in 1963 and together share a daughter – Sabrina Pires.

Not much details is revealed about Höuben in the media space.

Preston later retired from touring to focus on raising her daughter.

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In 1996, she was inducted into the West Seattle High School Hall of Fame and received a note of congratulations from George and Barbara Bush.


Preston proceeded to Seattle University to study music and appeared in a number of productions at the time, including Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore.

She was the soprano soloist in the university’s 1949 performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem, and was signed as a cover performer for Kate Smith patriotic songs later on.

Being a singer, Preston performed in the United States, in Latin America and Europe.

Preston died in Montclair, New Jersey, on May 11, 2022, after a battle with dementia. She was aged 93.

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