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Brian, Havergal

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Brian, Havergal

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1876-1972

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Havergal Brian was an English composer and musical critic who was born in Dresden, Staffordshire. He died in Shoreham on 28 November 1972. In composition he was self-taught while earning his living from clerical jobs. He eventually found work as an assistant editor of Musical Opinion. He composed 32 symphonies.

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2015-05-21

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A. Wilson