(TV Movie) (conductor)
He conducted Maria Callas' only recording of "Carmen", a role she never performed onstage or on film, although she did sing selections from it at her recital concerts.
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French conductor, he studied the trumpet and composition at the Paris Conservatoire. Became music director at the Opéra-Comique in Paris until 1959. Prêtre was a favored conductor of Maria Callas
. He was made an Officier of the Légion d'honneur in 1984 and is also an Italian Commendatore.