Watson Forbes


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(b St Andrews, 1909; d Great Wolford, 1997).

Scottish viola player. Violist in LPO, 1932–6, LSO 1936–46. Prof. of chamber mus. RAM 1956–64, of va. 1958–64. Member Aeolian Qt. 1944–64. Head of BBC Mus., Scotland, 1964–72. Made many arrs. and transcrs. for va.

Subjects: Music.

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