Désiré Inghelbrecht


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(b Paris, 1880; d Paris, 1965).

Fr. conductor and composer. Cond. Swedish Ballet in Paris and London 1919–23. Ass. cond. Opéra‐Comique 1924–5, cond. 1932. Ass. cond. Pasdeloup concerts 1928–32. Cond., Paris Opéra 1945–50. Founded Fr. Nat. Radio Orch. 1934, cond. 1934–44, 1951–8. Author of several books. Comp. opera, 4 ballets, choral, orch., chamber mus., and songs. La Nursery (1905–11) is 5 suites of pf. pieces for 4 hands for children, later orch. Wrote Kipling‐based work, Mowgli, v., orch. (1946).

Subjects: Music.

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