Gideon Fagan


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(b Somerset West, Cape Province, 1904; d Cape Town, 1980). S. African conductor and composer. Cond. BBC Northern Orch. 1939–42, Johannesburg Orch. 1949–52. Mus. dir. S. African Broadcasting Corp. 1963–6, lect. Univ. of Cape Town 1967–73. Cond. several London musicals. Comps. incl. Afrikaans Folktune Suite.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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