David Fanshawe


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(b Paignton, Devon, 1942; d 2010).

Eng. composer. Has devoted much time to research into African folk mus. and into that of Iraq and Tonga. Works incl. Escapade I and II for pf.; Fantasy on Dover Castle, orch.; Requiem for the Children of Aberfan, orch.; African Sanctus (orig. version 1972, rev. 1977); Salaams, tone‐poem (1978); The Awakening, vc./va., pf. (1992); Celtic Lullaby, vv. (1998); Millennium Fanfare and Millennium March, orch./band (1999).

Subjects: Music.

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