Gerard Mortier

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Mortier in an undated photo.

Gerard Alfons August, Baron Mortier (25 November 1943 – 8 March 2014) was a Belgian opera director and administrator. He was the general director of La Monnaie/De Munt (1981–91) and of the Salzburg Festival of Salzburg, Austria (1990–2001). He was born in Ghent and was Flemish.

Mortier died from pancreatic cancer on 8 March 2014 in Brussels. He was 70 years old.[1]

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  1. Woolfe, Zachary (9 March 2014). "Gerard Mortier, Opera Visionary, Dies at 70". The New York Times. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 

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