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Polacco, Giorgio (1873 - 1960), conductor

Richard D. Fletcher

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Venice, 12 April 1873; d New York, 30 April 1960). Italian conductor. After studies in Venice, Milan and St Petersburg, he was engaged as an assistant at Covent Garden in 1890 and made his début the next year at the Shaftesbury Theatre, conducting Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice. He quickly became a successful opera conductor in many European cities, in Russia and in South America, and conducted for

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