British composer of orchestral and chamber music as well as opera and film music William Walton (1902-1983) was knighted in 1951. He was the principal composer in Britain between Vaughan Williams and Britten.
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Sir William Walton
Library of Congress citations. Books and recordings.
Troilus and Cressida
"This Unfortunate Opera," by Len Mullenger. Traces the history of the work, noting the many misfortunes and follies that accompanied its creation and staging.
(1902-1983) Biographical data, CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
William Turner Walton
Suggested reading, timeline, key works, recommended recordings.
Filmography at Internet Movie Database (IMDb) includes list of movies and television programs he scored or provided original music, including several Shakespeare productions.
William Walton (1902-1983)
Brief biographical sketch with summaries of orchestral and choral music and Naxos discography.
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