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The World's Greatest Music
On the 100th anniversary of his birth, discover the extraordinary conductor who escaped Communist Czechoslovakia to direct the world's greatest orchestras.
In 1939, Rafael Kubelík became music director of the Brno Opera, a position he held until the Nazis shut the company down in November 1941. They did allow the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra to continue however, and Kubelík became its principal conductor.
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