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Offline Iain Fisher

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Peter Maxwell Davies dies
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2016, 07:13:16 PM »
Peter Maxwell Davis, the classical composer, has died.

He worked with Ken on The Devils and The Boyfriend, and Ken helped him release his magnificent Eight Songs for a Mad King (my copy states "Produced by Ken Russell").

An interesting person, he moved to a cottage on one of the most Northern Scottish islands with no electricity or running water.

I saw him conduct his own work a few times, and also last year when he was at the premiere of his organ work in the Royal Festival Hall.