Franz André


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(b Brussels, 1893; d Brussels, 1975). Belg. violinist, conductor and composer. Played vn. in Belgian Radio Orch. 1923, then became its cond. Founder and mus. dir. Belg. Radio SO 1935–58. On staff Brussels Cons. 1920–44. Cond. f.ps. of several modern works, incl. 7th Sym. of Milhaud, 1955.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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