Jacobo Ficher


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(b Odessa, 1896; d Buenos Aires, 1978). Russ. composer and violinist. In 1923 settled in Argentina, founding contemp. mus. group, conducting, and after 1956 teaching comp. at Nat. Cons., Buenos Aires. Comp. incl. 2 Chekhov chamber operas, The Bear (1952) and Proposal of Marriage (1956); 3 pf. concs. (1945, 1954, 1960); 8 syms. (1932–65); sax. qt.; fl. conc.; 7 pf. sonatas; wind quintet; 4 str. qts. (1927–52); etc.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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