Argeo Quadri

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Argeo Quadri (23 March 1911 – 14 April 2004) was an Italian conductor best known for his work with Italian and French opera. From 1957 he was largely resident at the Vienna State Opera. A native of Como, he graduated from the Milan Conservatory in 1933.

Biography[edit]

Quadri was born in Como on 23 March 1911. He graduated from the Milan Conservatory in 1933. He conducted a range of operas, including Verdi's Rigoletto and Ballo in maschera at Covent Garden in the mid-1950s. From 1957, he was largely resident at the Vienna State Opera. He died on 14 April 2004 in Milan.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Cummings. "Quadri, Argeo." The New Grove Dictionary of Opera. Ed. Stanley Sadie. Grove Music Online. Accessed 7 May 2012.

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