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Michael Tippett (1905–1998)

Michael Tippett was born on January 2, 1905 in London, England as Michael Kemp Tippett. He is known for his work on Akenfield (1974), The Midsummer Marriage (1984) and King Priam (1985). He died on January 9, 1998 in London. See full bio »


(age 93) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Akenfield Soundtrack
The Midsummer Marriage Music Department
King Priam Music Department
BBC Proms Soundtrack


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 2012 New World Symphony Wallcast Concert 2 (Video documentary) (stock music)
 1985 King Priam (TV Movie) (music by)
 1984 The Midsummer Marriage (TV Movie) (music by)
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Sir Michael Tippett

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He was awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1959, knighted in 1966, awarded the C.H. (Companion of Honor) in 1979, and the O.M. (Order of Merit) in 1983 for his services to music.

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