Peter Charles Crossley Holland

(1916—2001) musicologist and composer

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(b London, 1916; d London, 2001). Eng. musicologist, composer, and writer on music. BBC mus. staff 1948–63. Special study of Welsh folk mus. and authority on oriental mus. Comps. incl. cantata The Sacred Dance. Prof. of mus., UCLA from 1972, having joined faculty in 1969.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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