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Anglo-Australian composer, conductor and music teacher. His First String Quartet (Pastorale Fantasia) was awarded a Carnegie Prize in 1924. In 1926 he took up a professorship of piano at the Royal College of Music, where his students included a young Benjamin Britten. His best-known composition was the 1938 Jamaican Rumba. Benjamin also conducted the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for five years (...