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Lennox Berkeley
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Born in Oxford, Oxfordshire
Born on 12th of May 1903
Died on 26th of December 1989

Born 1903. Died 1989 - English composer.


He was a pupil of Nadia Boulanger, and her influence shows in his earlier works such as the oratorio Jonah (1935). He achieved wide recognition for his later works Stabat Mater (1946), operas Nelson (1953) and Ruth (1956), and the orchestral Windsor Variations (1969). He was knighted in 1974.

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http://www.lennoxberkeley.org.uk/ Lennox Berkeley Society

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