Witold Rowicki


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(b Taganrog, Russia, 1914; d Warsaw, 1989). Polish conductor and composer. Début as cond. 1933. Chamber mus. performer 1932–45. Founder and mus. dir. Katowice Radio O 1945–50. Chief cond. Warsaw PO (now Nat. PO) 1950–5, 1958–77. Dir., Teatr Wielki opera centre from 1965. Cond. Bamberg SO 1983–6.

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