Scottish-born Thea Musgrave (1928-) is especially noted as an opera composer, as well as a conductor. She has also spent considerable time teaching, especially in the United States. Among her operas and related works are Harriet, the Woman Called Moses, Mary, Queen of Scots, and Simón Bolívar. She also wrote several well-received instrumental pieces, including concertos.
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Information on her life and work with internal and external links to related material from about.com.
Thea Musgrave (1928 - ) by Francis Routh
Reprint of material from Contemporary British Music details compositional growth in idiom, style, and structure. Includes links.
Biographical and musicological article written in anticipation of Musgrave's 75th birthday and other articles from the contemporary classical weekly. (June 01, 2003)
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