Fanshawe, David (b Devon, 1942). Eng. composer. Has devoted much time to research into African folk mus. and into that of Iraq and Tonga. Works incl. Escapade I and II for pf.; Fantasy on Dover Castle, orch.; Requiem for the Children of Aberfan, orch.; African Sanctus (orig. version 1972, rev. 1977); and Salaams, tone-poem (1978).
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