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CONDUCTOR JOHN PRITCHARD DIES

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Sir John Pritchard, 68, a leading international conductor, died Tuesday of lung cancer.

Pritchard was among Britain's highest-paid, busiest and most distinguished conductors.Pritchard was chief conductor of the BBC Symphony from 1982 until October and of the Cologne Opera in West Germany from 1978 until this summer. He had been musical director of the San Francisco Opera since 1986.