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Glennie, Evelyn (born 1965), percussionist

James Holland

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 Aberdeen, 19 July 1965). Scottish percussionist. Profoundly deaf since early childhood, she studied timpani and percussion from the age of 12, and in 1982 entered the RAM. After winning the Shell/LSO Award in 1984 she embarked on a glittering international career [not available online]. Her versatility and virtuosity have gained her an unusually diverse audience, and many composers have written works for her, including James MacMillan (whose concerto Veni, veni

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