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Peter Maag

(1919—2001)


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(b St Gall, Switz., 1919; d Verona, 2001). Swiss conductor and pianist. Cond. Düsseldorf Opera 1952–5, Bonn Opera 1956–9. Chief cond. Vienna Volksoper 1964–7; mus. dir. Parma Opera from 1971, Turin Opera 1974–6. Brit. débuts 1959 (CG and Glyndebourne); Amer. 1959 (Minneapolis SO), NY. Met 1972; Salzburg Fest. début 1962. Conducted many unfamiliar operas and championed 20th-cent. works.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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