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Vaughan Williams, Ralph 1872-1958.
British composer who was influenced by folk tunes and Tudor music. His works include nine symphonies, the ballet Job (1930), and the opera The Pilgrim's Progress (1951).
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(Biography) Ralph. 1872–1958, English composer, inspired by British folk songs and music of the Tudor period. He wrote operas, symphonies, hymns, and choral music
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Ralph (usu. reɪf) 1872–1958, English composer.
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