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Ansermet

[French ahn-ser-mey] /French ɑ̃ sɛrˈmeɪ/
noun
1.
Ernest
[er-nest] /ɛrˈnɛst/ (Show IPA),
1883–1969, Swiss symphony orchestra conductor.
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  • It was Ansermet's debut, too, as conductor of the Russian Ballet.

    An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky
  • Ansermet had gone in advance to prepare for the performances that Diaghileff was to give there.

    An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky
  • My friends Ramuz, Ansermet, and many others were all in equally straitened circumstances.

    An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky
  • It was admirably conducted by Ansermet, and became one of the most remarkable triumphs of his conducting.

    An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky
British Dictionary definitions for Ansermet

Ansermet

/French ɑ̃sɛrmɛ/
noun
1.
Ernest (ɛrnɛst). 1883–1969, Swiss orchestral conductor; principal conductor of Diaghilev's Ballet Russe
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