Peter Wishart


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(b Crowborough, 1921; d Frome, Som., 1984). Eng. composer. Lect. in mus., Birmingham Univ. 1950–9, prof., GSMD 1961–77, King's Coll., London, 1972–7, prof. of music, Reading Univ. 1977–84. Works incl. operas The Clandestine Marriage, Klytemnestra, Two in the Bush, and The Captive; 2 syms.; 2 vn. concs.; Te Deum; 5 Pieces, str.; and choral works.

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