Léon Goossens (1897 – 1988)
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31. Léon Goossens (1897 – 1988)
British oboist Goossens came from a highly musical family: his father and brother were conductors, and his sister was a harpist. He commissioned oboe works from Elgar and Vaughan Williams throughout his career.