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Havergal Brian
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Born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Born on 29th of January 1876
Died on 28th of November 1972

Born 1876. Died 1972 - English composer and writer on music.


Great scale of his works, unfashionable style and immoderate private life led to his work being neglected after 1918; revival in 1960s. Wrote 32 symphonies, violin concerto and five operas including The Tigers and Faust.

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