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A Biography of Gustav Holst
by David Trippett


Commissioned by Len Mullenger - © Musicweb International, 2001.


 


Contents
Part 1: 1874-1902
Preface - The early years - The student years - Tours and orchestras

Part 2: 1903-1914
The teacher - Teacher & composer - To the Queen's Hall - Concerts & influences

Part 3: 1915-1928
The Planets - Onset of war - Wartime London - Working with soldiers and children - Growing reputation - International renown - Pinnacle and decline

Part 4: 1929-1934
Later years - The final years
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