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Rudolf Bing

Bing, Rudolf (rōˈdŏlf bĭng) [key], 1902–97, Austrian operatic manager. Naturalized a British subject in 1946, he was general manager of the Glyndebourne operatic festivals (1934–49) and artistic manager of the Edinburgh International Festival (1947–49). He became general manager of the Metropolitan Opera in New York in 1950. Bing was knighted in 1971 and retired the following year.

See his 5000 Nights at the Opera (1972).

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