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Holst(hōlst), Gustav Theodore 1874-1934.
British composer whose works include the orchestral suite The Planets (1914-1916) and many songs and choral pieces.
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2. (Biography) Gustav (Theodore). 1874–1934, English composer. His works include operas, choral music, and orchestral music such as the suite The Planets (1917)
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Gustav Theodore, 1874–1934, English composer.
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