Conductor Jeffrey Tate dies aged 74
Monday, June 5, 2017
Conductor Sir England with and .died on Friday. He was born on April 28, 1943 in ,
Tate moved with his family to, and attended school there. Despite his disabilities, he achieved a four-decade career conducting and music, following a medical degree from and medical residency at , London. He began in with a scholarship and was a in 1971.
He recorded ten complete operas with director. He also assisted with at Bayreuth in 1976, and later conducted the complete Ring himself more than twenty times, and the complete Lulu on its premier at the in 1979.
He was knighted six weeks before his death, for his services to music, as part of the.
He was in, when he died, reportedly in rehearsal due to a heart attack, at the age of 74.
- F. Paul Driscol. “Jeffrey Tate, 74, Conductor of Magisterial Clarity and Compassion, has Died” — , June 2, 2017
- “Sir Jeffrey Tate: Conductor with spina bifida dies at 74” — , June 2 2017