André Cluytens


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(b Antwerp, 1905; d Paris, 1967). Fr. conductor of Belgian birth. Cond. Antwerp Opera 1927–32; Lyons from 1935; Paris Opéra from 1941; Opéra Comique 1947; Société des Concerts du Cons. 1949. First Gallic cond. at Bayreuth, 1955–8 and 1965. London début 1958 (with Philharmonia Orch.). Regular cond. at Vienna State Opera after 1959.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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