William Murdoch


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(b Bendigo, Australia, 1888; d Holmbury St Mary, Surrey, 1942). Australian pianist. Settled in Eng. 1905 and made reputation as chamber mus. player, especially in assoc. with Albert Sammons (vn.). Prof. of pf. at RAM 1930–6. Wrote books on Brahms and Chopin, and arr. Bach's works for pf. Was pianist in f.p. of Elgar's Pf. Quintet (1919).

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