Tavener John

Tav·e·ner

 (tăv′ə-nər, tăv′nər), Sir John 1944-2013.
British composer noted for his choral compositions, including the cantata The Whale (1967) and the song cycle Innocence (1994), based on the poems of William Blake.
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