John William Burgess

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Burgess, Anthony [ Wilson, John Burgess] (b Manchester, 1917; d London, 1993). Eng. novelist, essayist, and composer. Wrote 3 syms. (1937, 1956, 1975); Sinfonietta for jazz band (1941); vc. sonata (1944); 2 pf. sonatas (1945, 1951); gui. qt. (1961); pf. conc. (1976), etc. Novels incl. A Clockwork Orange (1962).