Theodore Bloomfield


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(b Cleveland, Ohio, 1923; d Warrenton, Oregon, 1998).

Amer. conductor. Début, NY Little SO, 1945. Apprentice cond. to Szell, Cleveland Orch., 1946–7. Cond. Cleveland Civic Opera Workshop 1947–52. Mus. dir., Portland (Oregon) SO 1955–9, Rochester PO 1959–63. First cond. at Hamburg Opera 1964–6; gen. mus. dir. Frankfurt‐am‐Main 1966–8; chief cond. (W) Berlin SO 1975–82.

Subjects: Music.

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