Cleofonte Campanini


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(b Parma, 1860; d Chicago, 1919). It. conductor and violinist. Début Parma 1880. Ass. cond. NY Met in its first season (1883–4). Cond. f.ps. of Adriana Lecouvreur (Milan, 1902) and Madama Butterfly (Milan, 1904) and f. Amer. p. of Pelléas et Mélisande (1908). Cond. Chicago Grand Opera Co. from 1910.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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