Grace Williams

(1906—1977) composer

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(b Barry, S. Wales, 1906; d Barry, 1977).

Welsh composer. Taught in London and after 1946 worked on BBC educational programmes in Wales. Works incl. Fantasia on Welsh Nursery Tunes, Sea Sketches, str. (1944); vn. conc. (1950); Penillion, orch. (1955); tpt. conc.; opera The Parlour (1961); 2 syms.; Fairest of Stars, sop., orch., etc.

Subjects: Music.

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