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Harrison Birtwistle

Harrison Birtwistle was born on July 15, 1934 in Accrington, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on The Offence (1972), Myth Is Universal (2008) and Bedroom Farce (1980). He has been married to Sheila Duff since 1958. See full bio »
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 2008 The Minotaur (TV Movie)
 1991 Gawain (TV Movie)
 1980 The Double Dealer (TV Movie)
 1980 Bedroom Farce (TV Movie)
 1972 The Offence
 1971 Music on 2 (TV Series) (1 episode)
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 1971 Music on 2 (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- Mozart - Birtwistle - Mozart (1971) ... (musical director: Fires of London)
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 2005 The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael (writer: "For O, For O, The Hobby-Horse Is Forgot")
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 2014 John Ogdon: Living with Genius (TV Movie documentary) (archive courtesy of)
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 2014 BBC Proms (TV Series)
- Prom 70: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Birthday Concert (2014) ... Himself (as Sir Harrison Birtwistle)
 2009 BBC Proms (TV Series)
- Prom 39: Birtwistle's Mask of Orpheus (2009) ... Himself (as Sir Harrison Birtwistle)
 2008 Myth Is Universal (Video documentary short)
 2005 Betty Freeman: A Life for the Unknown (TV Movie documentary)
 1971 Music on 2 (TV Series)
- Mozart - Birtwistle - Mozart (1971) ... Himself
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 2009 BBC Proms (TV Series)
- Prom 40: Beethoven's 9th Symphony (2009) ... Himself (as Sir Harrison Birtwistle)

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Co-founded the New Music Group.

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Sir Harrison Birtwistle

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Winner of the 2006 Ivor Novello Classical Music Award. See more »

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