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Edward Downes (1924–2009)

Edward Downes was born on June 17, 1924 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England as Edward Thomas Downes. He is known for his work on Salome (1992), How Much Do You Love Me? (2005) and Stiffelio (1993). He was married to Joan Downes. He died on July 10, 2009 in Forch, Zurich, Switzerland. See full bio »

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 2001/II Rigoletto (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1994 Aida (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1993 Stiffelio (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1993 Gala Tribute to Tchaikovsky (TV Special) (conductor)
 1992 Salome (TV Movie) (conductor - as Sir Edward Downes)
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 2010 The Extra Man (performer: "Ritorna Vincitor")
 2005 How Much Do You Love Me? (performer: "Gianni Schicchi: O Moi Babbino Caro (excerpt)" )
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 1970 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
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- The Other Edward Heath (1970) ... Himself - Conductor
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 2009 BBC Proms (TV Series)
- Prom 9: Elgar Anniversary (2009) ... Himself (as Sir Edward Downes)

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He was awarded Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 1991 Queen's Honours List for his services to music. See more »

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