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Giorgio Polacco

(1875—1960)


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(b Venice, 1875; d NY, 1960). It. conductor. Début London 1891 (Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice). Cond. Milan, Genoa, Rome, and in St Petersburg, where he won fame as a Wagnerian. Amer. début S. Francisco 1905. NY Met 1912–17; Chicago Grand Opera 1918–19, 1921, and Chicago Civic Opera 1922–30. CG début 1913.

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