Sir Colin Davis

Real Name:
Colin Rex Davis
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British conductor.

Born: 25 September 1927 in Weybridge, England, UK.
Died: 14 April 2013 in London, England, UK (aged 85).

Sir Colin Rex Davis CH CBE was an English conductor and was particularly noted for his advocacy of the music of Hector Berlioz and of Sir Michael Tippett. Amongst many awards and honours, he was made Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1965, knighted in 1980, and appointed to the Order of the Companions of Honour (CH) in 2001.

He is the father of conductor Joseph Wolfe.
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ACL 235 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2 — Sir Colin Davis Peter Katin, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London, Colin Davis* Peter Katin, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London, Colin Davis* - Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2 (Album) Ace Of Clubs ACL 235 UK 1959 Sell This Version
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T 43 Symphony No. 29 In A Major / Symphony No. 39 In E Flat Major — Sir Colin Davis Mozart*, Sinfonia Of London* Conducted By Colin Davis* Mozart*, Sinfonia Of London* Conducted By Colin Davis* - Symphony No. 29 In A Major / Symphony No. 39 In E Flat Major (Album) World Record Club, World Record Club T 43 UK 1959 Sell This Version
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SXLP 20019, SXLP. 20019 Night Music — Sir Colin Davis Mozart* / Philharmonia Orchestra, Colin Davis* Mozart* / Philharmonia Orchestra, Colin Davis* - Night Music (Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice SXLP 20019, SXLP. 20019 UK 1960 Sell This Version
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SOL 60029 Divertimento In D Major, K.251 / Divertimento In F Major, K.247 — Sir Colin Davis Mozart*, Colin Davis*, The English Chamber Orchestra* Mozart*, Colin Davis*, The English Chamber Orchestra* - Divertimento In D Major, K.251 / Divertimento In F Major, K.247 (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 60029 UK 1961 Sell This Version
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OL 50199, OL.50199 Concertone / Symphony No 84 in E Flat — Sir Colin Davis The English Chamber Orchestra*, Colin Davis*, Mozart*, Haydn*, Emanuel Hurwitz, Peter Graeme, Terence Weil The English Chamber Orchestra*, Colin Davis*, Mozart*, Haydn*, Emanuel Hurwitz, Peter Graeme, Terence Weil - Concertone / Symphony No 84 in E Flat L'Oiseau-Lyre, L'Oiseau-Lyre, London Records, London Records OL 50199, OL.50199 UK 1961 Sell This Version
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SOL 60032-3 L'Enfance Du Christ — Sir Colin Davis Hector Berlioz, Colin Davis*, The St. Anthony Singers*, The Goldsbrough Orchestra*, Peter Pears, Edgar Fleet, John Frost, Joseph Rouleau, John Cameron Hector Berlioz, Colin Davis*, The St. Anthony Singers*, The Goldsbrough Orchestra*, Peter Pears, Edgar Fleet, John Frost, Joseph Rouleau, John Cameron - L'Enfance Du Christ (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 60032-3 UK 1961 Sell This Version
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STW-114, TW 114 Beethoven Brahms Mendelssohn Wagner — Sir Colin Davis Mendelssohn*, Wagner*, Brahms*, Beethoven*, Colin Davis* Conducts The Sinfonia Of London Mendelssohn*, Wagner*, Brahms*, Beethoven*, Colin Davis* Conducts The Sinfonia Of London - Beethoven Brahms Mendelssohn Wagner (Album) World Record Club, World Record Club STW-114, TW 114 Australia 1961 Sell This Version
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T 59, T. 59 Concerto For Oboe And Orchestra In C Major / Symphony No.34 In C Major — Sir Colin Davis Leon Goossens, Colin Davis* Leon Goossens, Colin Davis* - Concerto For Oboe And Orchestra In C Major / Symphony No.34 In C Major (Album) World Record Club, World Record Club T 59, T. 59 UK 1960 Sell This Version
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SREG 2064 Coloratura Arias — Sir Colin Davis Anna Moffo / Philharmonia Orchestra / Colin Davis* Anna Moffo / Philharmonia Orchestra / Colin Davis* - Coloratura Arias (Album) Angel Records, Angel Records SREG 2064 New Zealand 1961 Sell This Version
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OL 50204, OL.50204 Clarinet And Orchestra - Two Romantic Concertos — Sir Colin Davis Carl Maria von Weber, Louis Spohr, Gervase de Peyer, The London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis* Carl Maria von Weber, Louis Spohr, Gervase de Peyer, The London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis* - Clarinet And Orchestra - Two Romantic Concertos (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre, L'Oiseau-Lyre OL 50204, OL.50204 UK 1961 Sell This Version
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SOL 60032/3, SOL 60032 L'Enfance Du Christ — Sir Colin Davis Hector Berlioz, Colin Davis*, The St. Anthony Singers*, The Goldsbrough Orchestra*, Peter Pears, Edgar Fleet, John Frost, Joseph Rouleau, John Cameron, Elsie Morison Hector Berlioz, Colin Davis*, The St. Anthony Singers*, The Goldsbrough Orchestra*, Peter Pears, Edgar Fleet, John Frost, Joseph Rouleau, John Cameron, Elsie Morison - L'Enfance Du Christ(2xLP, Box) L'Oiseau-Lyre, L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 60032/3, SOL 60032 UK 1961 Sell This Version
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CSD1398 Carmen Highlights — Sir Colin Davis Sadler's Wells Opera Company, Sir Colin Davis Sadler's Wells Opera Company, Sir Colin Davis - Carmen Highlights (Album) His Master's Voice CSD1398 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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OL 50218 Symphonies 33, K .319 & 36, K.425 — Sir Colin Davis W. A. Mozart* - English Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Colin Davis* W. A. Mozart* - English Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Colin Davis* - Symphonies 33, K .319 & 36, K.425 (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre OL 50218 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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CLP 1506, CLP.1506 Overtures — Sir Colin Davis Colin Davis* - Mozart* - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra* Colin Davis* - Mozart* - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra* - Overtures (Album) His Master's Voice CLP 1506, CLP.1506 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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839 510 VGY Sinfonie Nr. 40 G-Moll, KV 550, KV 550 / Sinfonie Nr 39 In Es-Dur, KV 543 — Sir Colin Davis Mozart* - London Symphony Orchestra*, Colin Davis* Mozart* - London Symphony Orchestra*, Colin Davis* - Sinfonie Nr. 40 G-Moll, KV 550, KV 550 / Sinfonie Nr 39 In Es-Dur, KV 543 (Album) Philips 839 510 VGY Australia 1962 Sell This Version
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CSD 1436, CSD.1436 Rossini Overtures — Sir Colin Davis Rossini*, Colin Davis*, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Rossini*, Colin Davis*, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Rossini Overtures (Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice CSD 1436, CSD.1436 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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G 05.433 R Symphony No.6 In F, Op. 68 Beethoven*, Orchestre Symphonique de Londres* , Direction: Colin Davis* Beethoven*, Orchestre Symphonique de Londres* , Direction: Colin Davis* - Symphony No.6 In F, Op. 68 "Pastoral" / Overture To "Prometheus", Op. 43 (Album) Philips G 05.433 R France 1962 Sell This Version
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OL 50219 Dumbarton Oaks / Danses Concertantes / Concerto In D — Sir Colin Davis Igor Stravinsky / Colin Davis* Conducting The English Chamber Orchestra Igor Stravinsky / Colin Davis* Conducting The English Chamber Orchestra - Dumbarton Oaks / Danses Concertantes / Concerto In D (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre, London Records OL 50219 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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835 136 AY Violinkonzerte B-dur KV 207 Und D-dur KV 218 — Sir Colin Davis Arthur GrumiauxLondon Symphony Orchestra* - Colin Davis* / Mozart* Arthur GrumiauxLondon Symphony Orchestra* - Colin Davis* / Mozart* - Violinkonzerte B-dur KV 207 Und D-dur KV 218 (Album) Philips 835 136 AY Germany 1962 Sell This Version
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AO 2224 L Violin Concerto No. 3 In G Major, K.216; Violin Concerto No. 5 In A Major K.219 — Sir Colin Davis Mozart* - Arthur Grumiaux - The London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis* Mozart* - Arthur Grumiaux - The London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis* - Violin Concerto No. 3 In G Major, K.216; Violin Concerto No. 5 In A Major K.219 (Album, Comp) Philips AO 2224 L New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
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6570 122 Symphony No.6 In F, Op. 68 Beethoven* By Colin Davis*, London Symphony Orchestra* Beethoven* By Colin Davis*, London Symphony Orchestra* - Symphony No.6 In F, Op. 68 "Pastorale"(LP) Philips 6570 122 France 1962 Sell This Version
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OL 265, OL.265 Cantata & Mass — Sir Colin Davis Stravinsky*, Colin Davis*, English Chamber Orchestra Stravinsky*, Colin Davis*, English Chamber Orchestra - Cantata & Mass (Album) London Records, Éditions De L'Oiseau-Lyre OL 265, OL.265 UK 1963 Sell This Version
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SOL 256-7 Beatrice Et Benedict — Sir Colin Davis Hector Berlioz - Josephine Veasey, Helen Watts, April Cantelo, John Shirley-Quirk & John Mitchinson, Eric Shilling, The London Symphony Orchestra - Colin Davis* Hector Berlioz - Josephine Veasey, Helen Watts, April Cantelo, John Shirley-Quirk & John Mitchinson, Eric Shilling, The London Symphony Orchestra - Colin Davis* - Beatrice Et Benedict (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 256-7 UK 1963 Sell This Version
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35778 Oedipus Rex — Sir Colin Davis Stravinsky* - Colin Davis* Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Sadler's Wells Men's Chorus And Soloists*, Sir Ralph Richardson* Stravinsky* - Colin Davis* Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Sadler's Wells Men's Chorus And Soloists*, Sir Ralph Richardson* - Oedipus Rex (Album) His Master's Voice 35778 US 1962 Sell This Version
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S 29061 Grieg: Piano Concerto / Litolff: Scherzo — Sir Colin Davis Edvard Grieg, Henry Litolff, Sir Colin Davis, The London Philharmonic Orchestra / Peter Katin, Øivin Fjeldstad Edvard Grieg, Henry Litolff, Sir Colin Davis, The London Philharmonic Orchestra / Peter Katin, Øivin Fjeldstad - Grieg: Piano Concerto / Litolff: Scherzo (Album) Ace Of Clubs, Ace Of Clubs S 29061 US 1960 Sell This Version