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Alexander Gibson
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Born in Motherwell, Glasgow
Born on 11th of February 1926
Died on 13rd of January 1995

Born 1926. Died 1995 - Scottish conductor.

Won a scholarship to the Royal College of Music, London. Studied in Salzburg and Siena. Associate Conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (1952-54). Became youngest musical director of Sadler’s Wells in 1957. Became principal conductor and artistic director of Scottish National Orchestra in 1959, retired in 1984.

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