Radcliffe, Philip (FitzHugh)

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Radcliffe, Philip (FitzHugh)

Radcliffe, Philip (FitzHugh) , English writer on music, teacher, and composer; b. Godalming, April 27, 1905; d. near Dunkirk, Sept. 2, 1986. He studied with Moule and Dent at King’s Coll., Cambridge (B.A., 1928; B.Mus., 1929), then served as a Fellow there (1931–37; from 1948) and as a lecturer in music at the Univ. of Cambridge (1947–72). Among his compositions were incidental music for Greek dramas, many sacred unaccompanied choral pieces, and numerous songs.


(all publ. in London unless otherwise given): Mendelssohn (1954; 2nd ed., 1967); John Ireland (1954); Beethoven’s String Quartets (1965; 2nd ed., 1978); Schubert Piano Sonatas (1967); E. J. Dent: A Centenary Memoir (Rickmansworth, 1976); Mozart Piano Concertos (1978).

—Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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