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Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997

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LC classificationML429.B52 Biography
Personal name headingBing, Rudolf, 1902-1997
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See alsoFounded corporate body of person: Glydebourne Festival Opera
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Founded corporate body of person: Edinburgh International Festival
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Associated countryAustria Great Britain
Birth date1902-01-09
Death date1997-09-02
Place of birthVienna (Austria)
Place of deathYonkers (N.Y.)
AffiliationMetropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Profession or occupationImpresarios
Found inMetropolitan Opera gala honoring Sir Rudolf Bing. [Phonodisc] 1972.
New Grove dict. of opera (Bing, Sir Rudolf; b. Jan. 9, 1902, Vienna; British impresario of Austrian birth)
New York times, Sept. 3, 1997: p. A1 (Sir Rudolf Bing, 95, d. Sept. 2, 1997, Yonkers)
Grove music online, June 26, 2018 (Bing, Sir Rudolf; general manager of the Metropolitan Opera, New York)
Wikipedia, 19 February 2019 (Rudolf Bing; Sir Rudolf Bing, KBE (January 9, 1902-September 2, 1997) was an Austrian-born opera impresario who worked in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States, most notably being General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City from 1950 to 1972; born Rudolf Franz Joseph Bing in Vienna, Austria-Hungary; He was naturalized as a British subject in 1946 and was knighted in 1971; he helped to found the Glyndebourne Festival Opera. After the war in 1947, he co-founded and was the first director of the Edinburgh International Festival in Scotland)