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Previn

André . born 1929, US orchestral conductor, born in Germany; living in Britain
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According to the report, Previn's love for music started at an early age after he and his family fled Nazi Germany for the United States.
Born in Berlin in 1929 or 1930, Previn fled the Nazi regime with his brother and parents in 1938, first for Paris and then to Los Angeles where he grew up and became a naturalized citizen in 1943.
Previn later abandoned films to conduct world-class orchestras including the London Symphony and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
During this period he and the orchestra appeared on television in the programme Andre Previn's Music Night.
Previn was knighted in 1996, but as a foreign citizen he was not entitled to the form "Sir AndrePrevin", but was entitled to use the letters KBE.
At the time, Previn was a 21-year-old university student.
Soon-Yi was born in Seoul from where she was adopted by Mia Farrow and then-husband Andre Previn in 1978.
REMEMBER the Morecambe and Wise sketch with Andre Previn? "I'm playing all the right notes.
After scans showed I had signs of pelvic vein reflux, consultant interventional radiologist Dr Previn Diwakar suggested a pelvic vein embolisation, a keyhole operation.
Allen, 81, and Farrow, 72, had a 12-year relationship which ended after he had an affair with Farrow's adopted daughter, Soon-Yi Previn, who is 35 years younger than him.