Oslo loses its éminence grise

Krešimir Šipuš, the Croatian conductor and composer who served as artistic adviser to the Oslo Opera for 38 years, died there last week, aged 85.

Šipuš, a conducting protégé of Igor Markevitch and composing student of Olivier Messaien, was conductor of the Zagreb opera and radio orchestra before he migrated to Norway in 1976.


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