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Sacher, Paul (1906 - 1999), conductor, archivist, musical patron

Charles Barber and José A. Bowen

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Basle, 28 April 1906; d Basle, 26 May 1999). Swiss conductor, archivist and musical patron. He studied conducting with Weingartner and Moser at the Basle Conservatory and musicology with Karl Nef at the University of Basle. In 1926 he founded the Basle Chamber Orchestra, to which the affiliated Basle Chamber Choir was added in 1928. Both were organized for the exploration of unusual music from the pre-Classical

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Subjects: Music

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