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2014: A year of anniversaries
The Czech-born conductor and composer was born 100 years ago on 29 June 1914. He was music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1950–53), musical director of The Royal Opera, Covent Garden (1955–58), and music director of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (1961–79).