Frederick Thurston

(1901—1953) clarinettist

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(b Lichfield, 1901; d London, 1953). Eng. clarinettist. Prin. cl. BBC SO 1930–46 and other orchs. Prof. of cl., RCM. Several Eng. composers (e.g. Bliss, Howells, Finzi, Bax) wrote works for him. CBE 1952.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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