Reference Entry

Rawsthorne, Alan (1905-1971), composer

John McCabe

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Rawsthorne, Alan (1905-1971), composer, was born on 2 May 1905 at Deardengate House, Haslingden, Lancashire, the younger child and only son of Hubert Rawsthorne (1868-1943) and his wife, Janet Bridge (1877/8-1927). His father, a qualified doctor, came from a middle-class landowning family, and the young Rawsthorne's early years were spent ...

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