Ford, Andrew

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Ford, Andrew (b Liverpool, 1957). Eng. composer. Fellow in mus., Bradford Univ., 1978–82, lect. Sch. of Creative Arts, Univ. of Wollongong, NSW, from 1983. Introduced many contemp. works, e.g. by Stockhausen, to Australia. Comps. incl. opera Poe (1981–3); children's opera The Piper's Promise (1986–7); 2 chamber concs.; str. qt.; Imaginings, pf., orch. (1991); and works for solo vn., pf., etc.