Denis Matthews

(1919—1988) pianist and composer

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(b Coventry, 1919; d Moseley, Birmingham, 1988). Eng. pianist. Début, London (Prom) 1939. Soloist with all leading orchs. Noted Mozartian and brilliant lecturer. Gave f.p. of Rubbra's pf. conc. 1956. Prof. of mus., Newcastle upon Tyne Univ. 1972–84. CBE 1975.

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