Anne Macnaghten


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(b Whitwick, Leics., 1908; d Hitchin, Herts, 2000). Eng. violinist. Founder and leader Macnaghten Str. Qt. 1932–40 and co-founder in 1931 with Iris Lemare and E. Lutyens of Macnaghten concerts at which works by young Brit. composers, eg. Britten, were introduced. Quartet reorganized 1947. CBE 1987.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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