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Karl Rankl Suggest updates

Born Gaaden, 1 October 1898.

Died St Gilgen, 6 September 1968.

Austrian conductor.

Karl Rankl is remembered in Scotland largely for his years as conductor of the Scottish National Orchestra in the 1950s. He was chief conductor of the opera company at Covent Garden 1946-51, building it up in the years after the war.

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