Alceo Galliera


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(b Milan, 1910; d Brescia, 1996).

It. conductor and composer. Teacher of org. comp., Milan Cons., 1932. Cond. début, Rome 1941. Guest cond. of many orchs. and of opera at La Scala. Salzburg Fest. 1948 (Vienna PO). Mus. dir. Victoria SO, Melbourne, 1950–1. Resident cond., Carlo Felice opera house, Genoa, 1957–60, subsequently art. dir. and resident cond. Orch. Municipale de Strasbourg 1964–71. Comps. incl. ballet, orch. mus., chamber works, and songs.

Subjects: Music.

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