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Harrison Birtwistle
(1934 - )

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1934 Born 15 July in Accrington Lancshire
1945 Begins composing at the age of 11
1952 Wins a scholarship to the Royal Manchester College of Music
1962 Director of music, Cranborne Chase School
1967 Co-founds the Pierrot Players
1975 Appointed music director at the National South Bank Theatre in London
1986 Receives Grawemeyer Award and the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres
1988 Knighted
1994 Prof. of composition, King's College, London
1995 Wins Siemens Prize
2001 Awarded British Companion of Honour
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