André Mangeot


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(b Paris, 1883; d London, 1970). Eng. violinist and impresario of Fr. birth. Settled in London, becoming Brit. cit. Played in Queen's Hall Orch. under Wood and CG orch. under Richter (1908). Founded International Str. Qt. 1919, specializing in Brit. works and contemporary mus. Gave f. Eng. p. of Fauré's str. qt. 1925. Ed. 17th-cent. Eng. works for str. (with Peter Warlock). Formed André Mangeot Qt. 1948.

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