Andreae, Marc (Edouard)

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Andreae, Marc (Edouard)

Andreae, Marc (Edouard), Swiss conductor, grandson of Volkmar Andreae; b. Zürich, Nov. 8, 1939. He studied piano and conducting at the Zurich Cons, (graduated, 1962), composition with Boulanger in Paris (1962–63), and conducting with Ferrara at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome and at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena (1964–68). He was conductor of the Orchestre Pro Arte in Zürich (1960–62). After winning 1st prize in the national Swiss competition there in 1966, he was assistant to Peter Maag (1967–68). From 1969 to 1990 he was chief conductor of the Orch. della Radiotelevisione della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano.

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