Oskar Danon

(b. 1913)

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(b Sarajevo, 1913).

Serbian conductor and composer. Cond. Sarajevo Opera and PO 1938–41. Dir. Belgrade Opera and PO 1945–60. Chicago 1962; Edinburgh Fest. 1962 (f. Brit. ps. of Prokofiev's The Gambler and Love for Three Oranges). Cond. f.p. in restored Nat. Th., Belgrade, 1990 (Konjovič's The Prince of Zeta). Comp. choral works, ballet, symphonic scherzo, etc.

Subjects: Music.

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