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Sir Eugene Goossens

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Sir Eugene Goossens

Person  Male  Born 26/5/1893  Died 13/6/1962

Categories: Music / songs

Countries: Australia, Belgium, USA

Composer and conductor. Born Eugene Aynsley Goossens in Rochester Square, Camden Town. Son of Eugene Goossens. Studied in London and Bruges and became associate conductor to Sir Thomas Beecham. He worked as a conductor in the U.S.A. and later in Australia, where he became a major influence on that country's music. Knighted in 1955. He died in the Hillingdon Hospital, Middlesex.

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