from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Utzon, Jørn Born 1918. Danish architect who won a competition to design the Opera House in Sydney, Australia (1957). He withdrew from the project in 1966, and the building was completed, though not entirely to his design, in 1973.


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