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Thomas, Mansel (1909 - 1986), composer, conductor, administrator

Terence Gilmore-James

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 Pontygwaith, Rhondda Valley, 12 June 1909; d Gilwern, nr Abergavenny, 8 Jan 1986). Welsh composer, conductor and administrator. He won a scholarship in 1925 to the RAM in London, where for five years he studied composition with Benjamin Dale; he received his BMus from Durham University in 1930. He remained in London as a freelance conductor and accompanist, returning to Wales in 1936 to become music assistant

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