Francis Burt

(b. 1926)

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(b London, 1926).

Eng. composer. Lived in Vienna from 1956. Prof. of comp., Vienna Hochschule für Musik from 1973. Comps. incl. operas Volpone (Ben Jonson) (1952–8) and Barnstable (1970); Iambics for orch. (1953); Espressione orchestrale (1958–9); Under the Moon's Shining Crescent, bar., orch. (1974–6); Und Gott der Herr sprach, mez., bar., bass, ch., and orch. (1976–83); Morgana, orch. (1985–6); 2 str. qts. (1951–2, 1992–3); Hommage à Jean‐Henri Fabre, 2 fl., vn., mand., perc. (1993–4); Blind Visions, ob., small orch. (1994–5); and many works for Ger. and Austrian ths. and tv.

Subjects: Music.

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