Friday, August 31, 2007

Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

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Gustav Theodore Holst (1874 - 1934), English composer. Born in Cheltenham, he went on to study at the Royal College of Music in London.

His best-known work is probably his orchestral suite The Planets, completed in 1916.

His other works include: The Hymn of Jesus; The Perfect Fool, an opera; and At the Boar's Head. [This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License and uses material adapted in whole or in part from the Wikipedia article on Gustav Holst.]

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