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Downes, Edward


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  • Variants

    • Dauns, Eduard
    • Downes, E. (Edward)
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1924-06-17
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2009-07-10
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1952
        • Affiliation End: 1969
        • Organization: (naf) Royal Opera House (London, England)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1991
        • Organization: (naf) Royal Opera House (London, England)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1972
        • Affiliation End: 1976
        • Organization: (naf) Australian Opera
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1980
        • Affiliation End: 1982
        • Organization: (naf) BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1982
        • Affiliation End: 1991
        • Organization: (naf) BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Birmingham (England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Zurich (Switzerland)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) London (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Sydney (N.S.W.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Manchester (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
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  • Sources

    • found: Romantic arias. [Phonodisc] 1969.
    • found: New Grove(Downes, Edward (Thomas), b. June 17, 1924, Birmingham; English conductor)
    • found: Vasilev, A. Operen ret︠s︡ital na Asen Vasilev [SR] 1983?:container (Eduard Dauns, conductor; Edward Downes [in rom.])
    • found: Times online WWW site, July 14, 2009(Sir Edward Downes, CBE; b. June 17, 1924, Birmingham; d. July 10, 2009, Zurich; British opera conductor)
    • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 19, 2014(British orchestral conductor)
    • found: Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich. Katerina Izmaĭlova, 1965:parallel title page (E. Downes; translator)
    • found: Grove music online, October 12, 2018(Downes, Sir Edward (Thomas); born June 17, 1924, Birmingham, died July 10, 2009, Zurich; English conductor; on the music staff of Covent Garden, 1952-1969; there he conducted the first Western production of Shostakovich's Katerina Izmaylova (1963), for which he translated the libretto; music director of Australian Opera, Sydney, 1972-1976; principal conductor of the BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra (later BBC Philharmonic), 1980-1991; appointed associate music director and principal conductor at Covent Garden in 1991)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Do not confuse with Downes, Edward, 1911-2001, the American music critic]
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-11-30: new
    • 2018-10-13: revised
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