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Alun Hoddinott
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Born in Bargoed, South Wales
Born on 11th of August 1929
Died on 12th of March 2008

Born 1929 - Welsh composer.

Studied piano under Arthur Benjamin. His works include operas, orchestral music, choral music and chamber music. Co-founded the Cardiff Festival in 1967.

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