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Igor Stravinsky in Dublin (1963)

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Caption   Igor Stravinsky in Dublin (1963)
Personalities/Groups   Stravinsky, Igor (1882 - 1971)
O'Grady, Geraldine (1932 - )
Donnelly, Leo
Paul, Tibor (1909 - 1973)
Craft, Robert (1923 - 2015)
Description   Russian composer Igor Stravinsky (second left) on the pavement outside St Francis Xavier Hall, Dublin, in June 1963. With him, from left to right, are Leo Donnelly, Radio Éireann Concert Manager, Tibor Paul, conductor and Radió Éireann Director of Music, Geraldine O'Grady, violinist and leader of the RÉSO (Radio Éireann Symphony Orchestra) and American conductor Robert Craft.

Stravinsky was in Dublin to conduct a concert of his own works as part of the Radio Éireann Music Festival. O'Grady was Leader of the RÉSO for this concert. Stravinsky is best known for his ballet scores 'The Firebird' (performed 1910) and 'The Rite of Spring' (1913).  
Collection   RTÉ Guide  
Photographer   Bedell, Roy  
Date of photograph   01/Jun/1963 - 15/Jun/1963
(01/Jun/1963 - 15/Jun/1963)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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