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Bax, Arnold Edward Trevor, Sir

Born: 1883 AD
Died: 1953 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Composers


Sir Arnold Edward Trevor Bax is a British composer and poet.


1883 - Sir Arnold Edward Trevor Bax is a British composer was born 8th of November in Pendennis Road, Streatham, London.


1900-1905 - Bax was accepted to the Royal Academy of Music.


1903-1916 - Wrote The tone-poems Into The Twilight (1908), In The Faery Hills (1909), and Rosc-catha (Battle hymn) (1910) echo the themes of the Revival and especially the soft, dreamy mood of many poems and stories.


1911 - Bax married Elsita Sobrino a childhood friend.


1919 - Bax was one of four British composers to be commissioned to write orchestral music.


He composed "In the Faery Hills", "The Garden of Fand", "Tintagel", choral works "Mater ora Filium", "This Worldes Joie".


1953 - Sir Arnold Edward Trevor Bax died 3rd of October.


His musical style blended elements of Romanticism and Impressionism, always with a strong Celtic influence.


Bax's wrote under the pseudonym of Dermot O'Byrne, reflect his profound affinity with Irish poet.





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