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Tippett, Sir Michael Kemp

Geraint Lewis

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/69100

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Tippett, Sir Michael Kemp (1905–1998), composer, was born on 2 January 1905 in a London nursing home at 51 Belgrave Road, the second son and younger child of Henry William Tippett (1858–1944), a retired lawyer, and Isabel Clementina Binny Kemp (1880–1969), a novelist and suffragette. His father was of Cornish stock and his mother from ...

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Subjects: Composition

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