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Werner Janssen

(1899—1990)


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(b NY, 1899; d NY, 1990). Amer. composer and conductor. Cond. début Rome 1931. Amer. début with NYPO 1934. Cond. Baltimore SO 1937–9; Janssen SO of Los Angeles 1940–52; Utah SO 1946–7; Portland SO 1947–9; San Diego PO 1952–4. Comps. incl. Louisiana Suite (1929–30), Dixie Fugue (1932), 2 str. qts., film mus.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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