Holden, Amanda (b London, 1948). Eng. writer, translator, and pianist. Worked as pianist, accomp., and teacher GSMD 1973–86. Gen. ed. The Viking Opera Guide, 1993. Trans. incl. L'Italiana in Londra, Falstaff, Ariodante, Lohengrin, Le nozze di Figaro, Idomeneo and La Clemenza di Tito. Contrib. to The Mozart Compendium, 1990. Surtitles for several CG prods.
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