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Arnold Bax
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Born in Streatham, London
Born on 8th of November 1883
Died in Cork, Cork
Died on 3rd of October 1953

Born 1883. Died 1953 - English composer.


After studying piano at the Royal Academy of Music, London, he went to Russia in 1910 which inspired pieces such as Gopak (1911) and In a Vodka Shop (1915). Between 1921 and 1939 he wrote seven symphonies and his Mater Ora Filium (1921) is his most accomplished. He also encompassed tone poems such as In The Faery Hills (1909), and was appointed Master of the Kingís Musick in 1942. He published his autobiography, Farewell My Youth in 1943.

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