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Davies, Peter Maxwell, 1934-2016


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    • Davies, Maxwell, 1934-2016
    • Maxwell Davies, Peter, 1934-2016
    • Davies, Max, 1934-2016
    • Davies, Peter Maxwell, 1934-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1934-09-08
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-03-14
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Royal Manchester College of Music
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Scottish Chamber Orchestra
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Order of the Companions of Honour
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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Salford (Greater Manchester, England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Orkney (Scotland)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Davies, Peter Maxwell, 1934-
  • Sources

    • found: His Five pieces for piano, op. 2, c1958.
    • found: Musical America, Sept. 1983:p. 6, etc. (Peter Maxwell Davies; nickname: Max; publishers prefer to use the form "Maxwell Davies" as if it were a compound surname)
    • found: New Grove(Davies, Peter Maxwell; b. 9-8-34, Manchester; English composer)
    • found: BBC News, via WWW, article dated 14 March 2016, viewed 14 March 2016(Sir Peter Maxwell Davies; has died, aged 81; "the wild child of contemporary music"; appointed Master of the Queen's Music, 2004-1014; "Maxwell Davies, later known simply as Max, was born in Salford on 8 Sep 1934"; first composition broadcast by the BBC when he was 12; studied at Royal Manchester College of Music and Manchester University; between 1959 and 1962 was head of music at Cirencester Grammar School; lived in Orkney; had a long-term relationship with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Royal Philhamronic as composer and conductor; knighted in 1986)
    • found: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, via WWW, 14 March 2016(born in Salford, Lancashire on 8 September 1934; attended Royal Manchester College of Music (now Royal Northern College of Music) where he was part of the so-called Manchester School with contemporaries Harrison Birtwistle, John Ogdon, Elgar Howarth, Richard Hall and Alexander Goehr; later studied at Princeton with Roger Sessions and Milton Babbitt; moved to Orkney Islands in 1971, where he lived the rest of his life; held the post of Master of the Queen's Music from 2004-2014; knighted in 1987 and made a Member of the Order of the Companions of Honour in the New Year 2014 Honours List; in February 2016 he was awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society Gold Medal; Max (to all who knew him) passed away of leukaemia on 14 March 2016 at his home in Orkney)
    • found: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies obituary, in The guardian, March 14, 2016, viewed online October 25, 2018(Peter Maxwell Davies; one of the great British composers; born in Salford, Greater Manchester; came out in an interview in 1978 in Gay News; born 8 September 1934; died 14 March 2016)
  • LC Classification

    • ML410.D254
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-07-10: new
    • 2019-01-18: revised
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