Definition of Birtwistle, Sir Harrison in English:

Birtwistle, Sir Harrison

Line breaks: Sir Harri|son Birt|wistle
Pronunciation: /ˈbəːtˌwɪs(ə)l
  • (B.1934), English composer and clarinettist; full name Sir Harrison Paul Birtwistle. His early work was influenced by Stravinsky; later compositions are more experimental.

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