Giuseppe Patanè


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(b Naples, 1932; d Munich, 1989). It. conductor. Début Naples 1951 (La traviata). Ass. cond., Teatro S. Carlo 1951–6. Res. cond. Deutsche Oper, W. Berlin, 1962–8. Débuts: Amer. (S. Francisco) 1967; CG 1973; NY Met 1975, appearing there regularly until 1982. Co-prin. cond. American SO in NY 1982–4. Chief cond. Mannheim Nat Th. from 1987, Munich Radio Orch. from 1988. Had heart attack while conducting Il barbiere di Siviglia.

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