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Fonds RC0296 - John Danforth Herman Greenwood fonds

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John Danforth Herman Greenwood fonds

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RC0296

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  • 1908-1970 (Creation)

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1.7 m of textual records and graphic material.

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Greenwood, John Danforth Herman (1889-1975)

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John Danforth Herman Greenwood (1889-1975) was an English composer born in London and educated at the Royal College of Music in London. Most of his professional activity was as a composer, conductor and musical director for film and theatrical productions. He wrote scores for nearly fifty films. During World War I he worked on the staff of the BBC European Service as Assistant Music Supervisor.

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The fonds was donated by his son, Michael Greenwood, in 1988.

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The fonds is arranged in the following series: Orchestral Works, Chamber Music, Vocal Works and Songs, Choral Works, Piano Works, Correspondence. His correspondence includes letters from Sir Adrian Boult (1889-), Sir Alexander Korda (1893-1956), Sir Arthur Bliss (1891-1975), Alfred Cortot (1877-1962) and Lord Laurence Olivier (1907-).

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RC0296

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