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Carlisle Floyd,1926-30th September 2021. Opera from the American South.

Composed at least 12 operas, usually writing his own librettos.

Mikis Theodorakis 1925-2 Sept.2021.

Prominent Greek composer, prolific output of classical forms often using Greek folkstyle. known also as a political firebrand.

Hugh Wood 1932-14 Aug.2021. British Composer.

Meticulous composer and eminent teacher of composition.

Louis Andriessen,1939-1st July,2021. Outstanding composer.

The most influential Dutch composer of his generation.

Anthony Payne,1936-30 April 2021.Composer, Music Critic, Musicologist.

Acclaimed for his reconstruction of Elgar’s 3rd Symphony.

Jane Manning,OBE, 1938-31March 2021.

Legendary Soprano, indefatigable champion of new works.

Freddie Redd. 1928-March 17th 2021. Bopping Pianist.

Freddie

Composed music for ‘The Connection’ and performed as musician and actor on stage and the film version.

Chick Corea, 1941 – Feb.9th.2020

Pianist who explored many genres

Osian Ellis,1928-January 5th, 2021.Harpist Extraordinaire.

Best get tuning up, you Heavenly Harpists.