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Edmund Rubbra
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Born in Northampton, Northamptonshire
Born on 23rd of May 1901
Died on 14th of February 1986

Born 1901. Died 1986 - English composer and music critic.

Won scholarship to Royal College of Music, pupil of Vaughan Williams. Interested in polyphonic music of 16th and 17th centuries. Wrote 11 symphonies and chamber, choral and orchestral music as well as songs and works for solo instruments.

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