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Christopher Hogwood

(b. 1941)


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(b Nottingham, 1941).

Eng. harpsichordist and conductor. Founder‐member with David Munrow of Early Music Consort, 1967–76. Frequent broadcaster. Founder and dir., Academy of Ancient Music, 1973–2006. Cond. with St. Paul's Chamber Orch., Minn., from 1987, prin. guest cond. from 1991. Author of book on the trio sonata, 1979, and on Handel, 1984. Recorded complete Mozart syms. with period instrs. CBE 1989.

Subjects: Music.


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