Gerard Victory


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(b Dublin, 1921; d Dublin, 1995). Irish composer and conductor. Mus. producer, Radio Telefis Eireann 1948–67, dir. of mus. 1967–82. Works incl. 15 operas and operettas (incl. Eloise and Abelard, 1973); Jonathan Swift, orch.; Homage to Petrarch, str.; 4 syms. (1961–88); hp. conc.; vc. conc.; Miroirs, orch.; str. qt.; pf. quintet, etc.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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