Derek Healey

(b. 1936)

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(b Wargrave, 1936).

Eng. composer. Taught at Univ. of Victoria, BC, 1969–71, Toronto Univ. 1971–2, Univ. of Guelph Coll. of Arts 1972–8. Prof. of theory and comp., Univ. of Oregon from 1979. Works incl. opera Seabird Island (1977); 2 ballets; Arctic Images, orch. (1971), 3 syms.; str. qt. (1961); vc. sonata (1971); Solana Grove, wind quintet (1982); and other chamber works and pf. pieces.

Subjects: Music.

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