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  • Birtwistle — may refer to:People*Sir Harrison Paul Birtwistle, British composer *Sue Birtwistle, British television producer …   Wikipedia

  • Birtwistle —   [ bəːtwɪsl], Sir (seit 1988) Harrison, britischer Komponist, * Accrington (Lancashire) 15. 7. 1934; ausgehend von I. Strawinsky, E. Varèse und A. Webern, schrieb Birtwistle eigenwillige Werke, in denen er moderne Kompositionstechniken nutzt und …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Birtwistle — Recorded in many spelling forms including Birtwistle, Birtwhistle, Birtwisle, Bertwistle and Birdwhistell, this unusual surname is English. It is locational from now lost or at least depopulated villages or hamlets called Birtwisle near the town… …   Surnames reference

  • Birtwistle — (1934–) an English composer who has written classical music for large and small orchestras, and is well known for his music for the theatre and opera. He has been responsible for the music at the National Theatre since 1975. His operas include… …   Universalium

  • Birtwistle — Birt•wis•tle [[t]bɜrt wɪs əl[/t]] n. big Harrison, born 1934, English composer …   From formal English to slang

  • Birtwistle — /ˈbɜtwɪsəl/ (say bertwisuhl) noun Harrison, born 1934, English composer; works include the opera Punch and Judy (1968) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Birtwistle, Sir Harrison (Paul) — born July 15, 1934, Accrington, Lancashire, Eng. British composer. He began as a clarinetist, shifting to composition in his 20s. He cofounded the Pierrot Players with Peter Maxwell Davies (1967) but felt limited by the group s size. He… …   Universalium

  • Birtwistle, Sir Harrison (Paul) — (n. 15 jul. 1934, Accrington, Lancashire, Inglaterra). Compositor británico. Comenzó como clarinetista, cambiándose a la composición siendo un veinteañero. Fue cofundador del conjunto de cámara Pierrot Players con Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1967) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Harrison Birtwistle — ➡ Birtwistle * * * …   Universalium

  • Harrison Birtwistle — Sir Harrison Paul Birtwistle CH (born 15 July, 1934) is a British contemporary composer. LifeBirtwistle was born in Accrington in Lancashire and in 1952 entered the Royal Manchester College of Music in Manchester on a clarinet scholarship. While… …   Wikipedia

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