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Brett Dean

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Brett Dean (born 23 October 1961) is a contemporary Australian composer, violist and conductor. He was born in Brisbane, Queensland. In 1981 he was a prize winner in the ABC Symphony Australia Young Performers Awards. From 1985 to 1999, Dean was a violist in the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.[1] Dean was Artistic Director of the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne until June 2010 when his brother, Paul, got the job.[2]

On 5 March 2020, it was confirmed that Dean was hospitalized in Adelaide with the COVID-19 illness.[3]

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  1. Mahlke, Sybill (10 December 2018). "Geliebte Viola". Tagesspiegel (in German). Berlin. Retrieved 24 November 2019.
  2. "ANAM Announces New Artistic Director" at Australian Stage, 26 March 2010
  3. "Australian composer Brett Dean hospitalized with coronavirus". washingtontimes.com. 5 March 2020. Retrieved 6 March 2020.

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