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Monteux

[ mon-tœ; French mawn-tœ ]
/ mɒnˈtœ; French mɔ̃ˈtœ /
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noun

Pierre [pyer], /pyɛr/, 1875–1964, U.S. symphony orchestra conductor born in France.

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  • Benois created sumptuous scenery and costumes, and, conducted by Monteux, the opera was performed with the utmost perfection.

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British Dictionary definitions for Monteux

Monteux
/ (French mɔ̃tø) /

noun

Pierre (pjɛr). 1875–1964, US conductor, born in France
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