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Walton, Sir William Line breaks: Sir Wil|liam Wal¦ton
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːlt(ə)n/
/ˈwɒlt(ə)n/

Definition of Walton, Sir William in English:

( 1902–83), English composer; full name Sir William Turner Walton. Notable works: Façade (1921-3, a setting of poems by Edith Sitwell for recitation), the oratorio Belshazzar’s Feast (1930-1), and film scores for three Shakespeare plays and the film The Battle of Britain (1969).

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