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Jane Glover
Jane Glover CBE (born 13 May 1949) is a British-born conductor and music scholar.
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Benjamin Britten
Benjamin Britten was an English composer, conductor and pianist. He was a central figure of 20th-century British classical music, with a range of works including opera, other vocal music, orchestral and chamber pieces.
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Alan Bush
Alan Dudley Bush (22 December 1900 – 31 October 1995) was a British composer and pianist. He was a committed communist, and politics sometimes provided central themes in his music.
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John Paynter
John Frederick Paynter OBE (17 July 1931 – 1 July 2010) was a British composer and music educator known for his advocacy of the cause of creative music making and his emphasis on the importance of music as a subject ...
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John Foulds
John Herbert Foulds (/foʊldz/; 2 November 1880 – 25 April 1939) was a British composer of classical music. He was largely self-taught as a composer, and belongs to the figures of the "British Musical Renaissance". A successful ...
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Rebecca Clarke
Rebecca Clarke (27 August 1886 – 13 October 1979) was an English classical composer and violist best known for her chamber music featuring the viola. She was born in Harrow and studied at the Royal Academy of Music and Royal ...
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Simon Rattle
Sir Simon Denis Rattle (born 19 January 1955) is an English conductor. He rose to international prominence during the 1980s and 1990s, while Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (1980–98). Rattle has been...
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Shiori Usui
Originally from Japan, Shiori is a BBC Proms commissioned composer, improving musician, music animateur, and teacher based in Scotland, UK. The Times newspaper described her as a composer with “entirely individual ears” after t...
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Thomas Tallis
Thomas Tallis (c. 1505 – 23 November [O.S. 11 November] 1585) was an English composer who occupies a primary place in anthologies of English choral music, and is considered one of England's greatest composers. He is honoured fo...
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Elisabetta de Gambarini
Elisabetta de Gambarini (September 7, 1731 – February 9, 1765) was an English composer, mezzo-soprano, organist, harpsichordist, pianist, orchestra conductor and painter of the 18th century. Elisabetta's music is considered lat...
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Thea Musgrave
Thea Musgrave CBE (born 27 May 1928) is a Scottish composer of opera and classical music. She has lived in the United States since 1972.
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Paolo Tosti
Francesco Paolo Tosti (April 9, 1846 – December 2, 1916) was an Italian, later British, composer and music teacher.
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Sir John Goss
Sir John Goss (27 December 1800 – 10 May 1880) was an English organist, composer and teacher. Born to a musical family, Goss was a boy chorister of the Chapel Royal, London, and later a pupil of Thomas Attwood, organist ...
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Granville Bantock
Sir Granville Ransome Bantock (7 August 1868 – 16 October 1946) was a British composer of classical music.
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Matthew Locke
Matthew Locke (c. 1621 – August 1677) was an English Baroque composer and music theorist.
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Matthew Peter King
Matthew King (born 1967) is a British composer, pianist and teacher of composition. His works include opera, piano and chamber music, choral and orchestral pieces.
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Egon Wellesz
Egon Joseph Wellesz (21 October 1885 – 9 November 1974) was an Austrian, later British composer, teacher and musicologist, notable particularly in the field of Byzantine music.
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Mark Elder
Sir Mark Philip Elder, CH, CBE (born 2 June 1947) is a British conductor. He is the music director of the Hallé Orchestra in Manchester, England.
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Andi Spicer
Andrew John Preston "Andi" Spicer (born 1959 in Birmingham, UK), is a British electroacoustic classical music composer who uses electronics (see Electronic Music) in his compositions. The composer is also a writer and journalis...
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John Palmer
John Palmer (1959) is a British composer, pianist and musicologist. John Palmer studied piano with Grazia Wendling and Eva Serman at the Lucerne School of Music (Musikhochschule Luzern), Switzerland, while attending courses in ...
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