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Michael Tippett
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Born on 2nd of January 1905
Died on 8th of January 1998

1905 - 1998. English composer.

Studied at Royal of Music. Gained recognition with his oratorio A Child of our Time (1941). Imprisoned during WWII for 3 months for being conscientious objector. Works included operas, symphonies, a piano concerto and piano sonatas. Knighted in 1966. Awarded Order of Merit in 1983.

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