Francis Chagrin


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(b Bucharest, 1905; d London, 1972). Rom.-born composer and conductor. Resident in Eng. for many years. Founded 1943 Committee (now Society) for the Promotion of New Mus. (SPNM). Comp. and cond. for over 200 films. Cond. for various ballet cos. Works incl. King Stag, Volpone, Lamento appassionato, pf. conc., and 2 syms. (3rd unfinished).

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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