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Birtwistle

(ˈbɜːtˌwɪsəl)
n
(Biography) Sir Harrison. born 1934, English composer, whose works include the operas Punch and Judy (1967), The Mask of Orpheus (1984), Gawain (1991), Exody (1998), and The Minotaur (2008)
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Birt•wis•tle

(bɜrt wɪs əl)
n.
Harrison, born 1934, English composer.
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Will Gardner Congratulations also go to Duncan Birtwistle and Nathan Lawson who have both been selected to represent GB in the Euromeeting 2019 in Estonia on September 14 and 15.
BIRTHDAYS: Sir Harrison Birtwistle, composer, 85; Lord Winston, doctor, scientist, politician, and television presenter, 79; Linda Ronstadt, singer, 73; Trevor Horn, record producer, 70; Celia Imrie, actress, 67; Forest Whitaker, actor, 58; Brigitte Nielsen, actress, 56; David Miliband, politician, 54; Diane Kruger, actress, 43.
| BIRTHDAYS: Sir Harrison Birtwistle, composer, 85; Lord Winston, doctor, scientist, politician, and television presenter, 79; Linda Ronstadt, singer, 73; Trevor Horn, record producer, 70; Celia Imrie (pictured), actress, 67; Forest Whitaker, actor, 58; Brigitte Nielsen, actress, 56; David Miliband, politician, 54; Diane Kruger, actress, 43.
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