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Brymer, Jack (1915 - 2003), clarinettist

Pamela Weston

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 South Shields, 27 Jan 1915; d 15 Sept 2003). English clarinettist. He began his career as a schoolmaster and achieved sudden prominence in the musical world in 1947 when Beecham appointed him successor to Reginald Kell in the RPO. He held the appointment for 16 years, and was subsequently co-principal of the BBC SO, 1963–72, and then principal of the LSO, 1972–86. He was a founder-member of the Wigmore,

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