Vilem Tausky

(1910—2004) conductor and composer

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(b Prerov, Cz., 1910; d London, 2004). Cz.-born conductor and composer (Eng. cit.). Cond. Brno Opera 1929–39. Settled in Eng. Mus. dir., Carl Rosa Opera 1945–9. Art. dir. Phoenix Opera from 1967. Dir. of opera GSMD from 1966. Cond. f. Eng. p. (BBC) of Janáček's Osud, 1972. Works incl. ob. conc., harmonica concertino, Divertimento for str., str. qt. CBE 1981.

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