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Antill, John (1904 - 1986), composer

Patricia Brown

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Sydney, 8 April 1904; d Sydney, 29 Dec 1986). Australian composer. At the age of ten Antill joined St Andrew's Cathedral Choir School, Sydney, and later trained as an apprenticed mechanical draghtsman with the NSW Government Railways. He studied composition with Alfred Hill at the NSW Conservatorium, and in 1932 he joined the J.C. Williamson Imperial Opera Company as a tenor and rehearsal conductor. He began work with

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