David Wynne

(1900—1983) composer

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(b Hirwaun, Glam., 1900; d Pencoed, Mid-Glamorgan, 1983). Welsh composer. Worked for 6 years in the coal mines, then studied mus. Became schoolteacher until 1961, then taught comp. at Welsh Coll. of Mus. and Drama and Univ. Coll., Cardiff. Works incl. 3 one-act operas; 5 syms.; 2 pf. concs.; vn. conc.; va. conc.; str. qts.; sonatas; song-cycles, etc.

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