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Contino, Fiora Corradetti (<i>born</i> 1925), conductor

Jennifer W. Kelly

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2013 |
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b New York, NY, 17 June 1925).

American conductor. She studied violin, piano, and Gregorian chant as a child and was appointed organist at the parish of St. Ignatius Martyr in Long Beach, New York at the age of 12. Graduating from Oberlin College in piano performance, Contino accepted positions at Smith College and Mount Holyoke College (Massachusetts) and founded the Amherst Community Opera. Contino continued her studies in France with

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Subjects: Music

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