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Sir Colin Davis

Sir Colin Davis

Conductor

Sir Colin Rex Davis (1927-2013) was a noted British conductor.

He first found wide acclaim when he stood in for an ill Otto Klemperer in a performance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera, Don Giovanni, at the Royal Festival Hall in 1959. A year later, he stood in for Thomas Beecham in similar circumstances in Mozart's The Magic Flute at Glyndebourne.

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