John Rutter

(b. 1945)

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(b London, 1945).

Eng. composer. Dir. of mus., Clare Coll., Cambridge, 1975–9. Founded Cambridge Singers 1981 (NY début 1990). Special interest in composing for young people and for amateurs. Works incl.: Bang! (opera, 1975); Partita, orch. (1975–6); The Falcon, ch., semi‐ch., boy's ch., and orch. (1969); Fancies, ch., orch. (1971); Gloria, ch., brass, perc., org. (1974); 5 Childhood Lyrics, unacc. ch. (1973); Requiem (1985); Te Deum (1988); Magnificat, sop., ch., ens. (1990); Psalm 150 (2002); anthems, carols, and church mus.

Subjects: Music.

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