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Leon Goossens
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Born in Liverpool, Merseyside
Born on 12th of June 1897
Died on 13rd of February 1988

Born 1897. Died 1988 - English oboist.

Studied at the Royal College of Music. Held leading posts in major London orchestras before retiring and devoting himself to solo playing and teaching. Brother of the composer and conductor Sir Eugene Goossens.

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