Jesús López-Cobos

(b. 1940)

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(b Toro, 1940).

Sp. conductor. Won Besançon int. cond. comp. 1969. Concert début 1969, Prague Spring fest.; opera début Venice 1969 (Die Zauberflöte); Deutsches Oper, Berlin, 1970; Amer. début (S. Francisco) 1972; CG 1975; NY Met 1978. Gen. mus. dir. Deutsche Oper 1981–90 (cond. co. in first Ring cycle staged in Japan, 1987). Cond., Sp. Nat. Orch. 1984–9, mus. dir. Cincinnati SO 1986–2000, mus. dir. Lausanne Chamber Orch. 1990–2000.

Subjects: Music.

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