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Koussevitzky

[koo-suh-vit-skee]
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  1. Serge [sairzh] /sɛərʒ/Sergei Alexandrovich Koussevitsky, 1874–1951, Russian orchestra conductor in the U.S.
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  • In seven years Mr. Koussevitzky and his men traveled some 3,000 miles.

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  • The players raised an unholy rumpus, but Koussevitzky persisted.

  • It was at that time, he says, that Mr. Koussevitzky sent for him and began an intensive course of study before the triple mirror.

  • After a season of rehearsals Mr. Koussevitzky took his band on tour aboard a steamer—a little gift from his father-in-law.

  • The Bolsheviks made Mr. Koussevitzky director of the state orchestras which, in those early Soviet days, were at low musical ebb.