Abbado

[ uh-bah-doh; Italian ah-bah-daw ]
/ əˈbɑ doʊ; Italian ɑˈbɑ dɔ /

noun

Clau·dio [klaw-dee-oh; Italian klou-dyaw] /ˈklɔ di oʊ; Italian ˈklaʊ dyɔ/,1933–2014, Italian orchestral conductor and musical director.

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British Dictionary definitions for abbado

Abbado
/ (əˈbɑːdəʊ) /

noun

Claudio. born 1933, Italian conductor; principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra (1979–88); director of the Vienna State Opera (1986–91), and the Berlin Philharmonic (1989–2001)
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