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Toscanini, Arturo Syllabification: Tos·ca·ni·ni, Arturo
Pronunciation: /ˌtäskəˈnēnē/

Definition of Toscanini, Arturo in English:

( 1867–1957), Italian conductor. He was musical director at La Scala in Milan 1898–1903 and 1906–08 before becoming a conductor at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City 1908–21 and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra 1928–38. He founded the NBC Symphony Orchestra in 1937.

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