Pedro de Freitas Branco


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(b Lisbon, 1896; d Lisbon, 1963).

Portuguese conductor and composer, brother of Luìs de Freitas Branco. Founded Portuguese Opera Co. 1926. Cond. state sym. orch. from 1934. Cond. Venice Biennale 1943. Guest cond. in Fr., Ger., Sp., Eng. (Hallé Orch. etc.).

Subjects: Music.

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