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Rafael Kubelik

AKA Rafael Jeronym Kubelík

Born: 29-Jun-1914
Birthplace: Bychory, Bohemia
Died: 11-Aug-1996
Location of death: Lucerne, Switzerland
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Vysehradsky Hrbitov, Prague, Czechia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Conductor

Nationality: Czechia
Executive summary: Conductor, Czech Philharmonic, 1942-48

Father: Jan Kubelik
Mother: Marianna Csáky-Széll
Wife: Ludmila Bertlová (violinist, m. 29-Jun-1942, d. 1961, one son)
Son: Martin
Wife: Elsie Morison (soprano, m. 4-Jan-1963)

    University: Prague Conservatory (1933)

    New York Metropolitan Opera Music Director (1973-74)
    Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor (1961-79)
    Royal Opera House Music Director (1955-58)
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director (1950-53)
    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Conductor (1949-50)
    Czech Philharmonic Principal Conductor (1942-48)
    Brünn Opera Music Director (1939-41)
    Czech Philharmonic Acting Conductor (1938-42)
    Léonie Sonning Music Prize 1983
    Naturalized Swiss Citizen 1967

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