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Bing, Sir Rudolf

Pronunciation: /biNG/
(1902–97), British opera conductor and manager; born in Austria. He was conductor and director of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City 1950–72. In 1955, he hired Marian Anderson, ending the Met’s unwritten ban against African Americans. He was knighted in 1971.
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