Jean Fournet

(b. 1913)

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(b Rouen, 1913).

Fr. conductor and flautist. Held cond. posts in Rouen 1938, and Marseilles 1940. Worked for Fr. Radio and was mus. dir., Opéra‐Comique, Paris, 1944–57. Cond. Netherlands Radio Orch. 1961–8, Rotterdam PO 1968–73. Prof. of cond., École Normale de Paris, 1944–62. Cond. f.p. in Japan of Pelléas et Mélisande, Tokyo 1958. Amer. début, Chicago Opera 1965; NY Met 1987. Noted interpreter of Les Dialogues des Carmélites.

Subjects: Music.

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