John W Duarte (Composer)
Born: 2nd October 1919, Sheffield, UK
Died: 23rd December 2004, London
John William Duarte was a British composer, guitarist and writer.
Duarte was born in Sheffield, England, but lived in Manchester from the age of six. Although his surname is of Portuguese origin, he considered himself 100% British – his father was Scottish and his mother was English – a fact that echoed throughout his music.