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Davies, Sir Peter Maxwell (1934–2016)

Edited by Dinah Birch

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

Seventh edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780192806871
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191735066
Davies, Sir Peter Maxwell (1934–2016)

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Born and educated in Manchester, where he experimented with modernist compositional techniques alongside early English polyphony. His opera Taverner (

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