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Walton, Sir William Turner

Michael Kennedy

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Walton, Sir William Turner (1902–1983), composer, was born at 93 Werneth Hall Road, Oldham, Lancashire, on 29 March 1902, the second son among the four children (three sons and a daughter) born to Charles Alexander Walton (1867–1924?) and his wife, Louisa Maria Turner (1866–1954)...

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Subjects: Composition

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