He died in obscurity in London in 1988


Immediately after uploading 'Did BBC derail career of black conductor' I visited a colleague from my EMI days. On his bookshelf was Rudolph Dunbar's 1939 Treatise on the clarinet (Boehm system) which yielded these rare photos. More on Dunbar in 'The Berlin Philharmonic's first black conductor'.


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