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Warwick Braithwaite

(1896—1971)


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(b Dunedin, NZ, 1896; d London, 1971).

NZ conductor. Cond. with O'Mara Opera Co. 1919–22, BNOC 1922. Mus. dir. BBC Wales, 1924–32. Cond., Sadler's Wells Opera, 1932–40; Scottish Orch. 1940–6; CG 1950–2; prin. cond. SW Ballet 1948–52; cond. Nat. Orch. of NZ 1953–4; Australia Nat. Opera 1954–5; mus. dir. WNO 1956–60; SW Opera 1960–8.

Subjects: Music.


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