Legion of Honor for H. F.

Media entrepreneur and philanthropist H. F. "Gerry" Lenfest, who has served on the board of trustees of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Curtis Institute of Music, has been chosen to receiveh one of France’s greatest cultural honors, the Insignia of Officier de la Légion d'Honneur, better known to us as the Legion of Honor.

French ambassador François Delattre will present Lenfest with the honor at a ceremony at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the American Revolution Center, 101 S. Third Street in Center City. The event will include comments by former Philly mayor and Pennsylvania governor Edward G. Rendell.

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