Beckwith, John

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Beckwith, John

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1927-

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John Beckwith, composer, pianist, author and teacher, was born in Victoria, BC, 9 March 1927. His over 150 compositions include 4 operas, orchestral, chamber, solo and choral works, and he has published critical and scholarly articles in Canadian music studies. He began lecturing part-time at the University of Toronto in 1952, taught full-time 1955-90, and was dean of the Faculty of Music 1970-77. See the Canadian Encyclopedia for a full biography.

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Toronto, ON ; Victoria, BC

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VIAF ID: 113215951

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