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John McCabe (Composer)

Born: 21st April 1939, Huyton, England

Died: 13th February 2015, London, England

Nationality: English

John McCabe was a British composer and pianist. He created works in many different forms, including symphonies, ballets, and solo works for the piano. He served as director of the London College of Music from 1983 to 1990. Guy Rickards praised him as "one of Britain's finest composers in the past half-century" and "a pianist of formidable gifts and wide-ranging sympathies".

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