Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams
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Short Name: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Full Name: Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958
Birth Year: 1872
Death Year: 1958

Wikipedia Biography

Ralph Vaughan Williams OM (/ˈreɪf ˌvɔːn ˈwɪljəmz/ 12 October 1872 – 26 August 1958) was an English composer. His works include operas, ballets, chamber music, secular and religious vocal pieces and orchestral compositions including nine symphonies, written over nearly fifty years. Strongly influenced by Tudor music and English folk-song, his output marked a decisive break in British music from its German-dominated style of the 19th century.

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