Alan Rawsthorne

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        Alan Rawsthorne was born in Haslingden, Lancashire, and only considered music as a profession after abortive starts at careers in dentistry and architecture. At 19, he enrolled in the Royal Manchester College of Music, studying under Frank Merrick and Carl Fuchs, and he later studied piano under Egon Petri in Berlin. He subsequently joined the faculty at Dartington Hall School and served as a composer for its School of Dance Mime. His first critical recognition came with the The... Read more

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