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Rafael Kubelik
Birth: Jun. 29, 1914
Stredocesky (Central Bohemia), Czech Republic
Death: Aug. 11, 1996
Luzern, Switzerland

Orchestra Director and Musician. He was the son of the violinist Jan Kubelik. He studied at the conservatoire in Prague and from 1936 to 1939 and again from 1942 to 1948 he was conductor of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. He left the Czech Republic in the 1940s and he become conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1950 to 1953, music director of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden from 1955 to 1958, of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra from 1961 to 1979, and of the Metropolitan Opera, New York City, from 1972 to 1974. Among his compositions are five operas, symphonies, and chamber music.  (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
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  Elsie Morison (1924 - 2016)*
 
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Burial:
Vysehradsky Cemetery
Prague
Okres Praha
Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Jul 30, 2004
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Rafael Kubelik
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