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Fonds RC0244 - Havergal Brian fonds

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Havergal Brian fonds

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RC0244

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  • 1907-1969 (Creation)

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25 cm of textual records
1 photograph

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Brian, Havergal (1876-1972)

Biographical history

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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The fonds consists predominantly of letter from Brian to Sir Granville Bantock. There are also a few letters to Helen Bantock, Raymond Bantock, and H.O. Anderton, as well as a few letters addressed to Brian.

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The fonds was purchased at auction in 1978.

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RC0244

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