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Jesús López Cobos

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Jesús López Cobos in 2015

Jesús López Cobos (25 February 1940 – 2 March 2018) was a Spanish conductor.[1] He was born in Toro, Zamora.

From 1981 to 1990 he was general music director of the Deutsche Oper Berlin and from 1984 to 1988 he was music director of the Orquesta Nacional de España. From 1986 to 2001 he served as music director of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and from 1990 to 2000 he was principal conductor of the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne. From 2003 to 2010 he served as music director of the Teatro Real in Madrid.[2]

López Cobos died in Berlin, Germany of neuroendocrine cancer on 2 March 2018 at the age of 78.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Mantilla, Jesús Ruiz (3 March 2018). "Muere el director de orquesta Jesús López Cobos a los 78 años en Berlín" – via elpais.com.
  2. Aurora Intxausti, Borja Hermoso (September 9, 2008). "López Cobos, adiós al Teatro Real". El País. Retrieved 11 September 2008. In 2009 [he] conducted the new production of Thaïs at the Metropolitan Opera with Renée Fleming.
  3. "Muere el director de orquesta Jesús López Cobos" by Darío Prieto, El Mundo (in Spanish)