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Erik Tuxen (conductor)

Erik Tuxen, the German-born Danish conductor studied both music and architecture in Copenhagen before opting for music studies in Paris, Vienna and Berlin.

On his return to Denmark he became a noted opera conductor before becoming the director of the Danish State Radio Orchestra in 1936.

From that time he built the ensemble into an international force and did much to launch Nielsen’s music before a world audience. Tuxen was also a noted composer and conductor of film music.

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