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Collection name Walter Leigh Collection
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Description Musical Compositions and papers of Walter Leigh (b.1905, d.1942); 1926-1979, n.d. All manuscripts are autograph and in pencil unless otherwise stated. Works include stage works; orchestral works; chamber music; incidental music; film music; miscellaneous and unidentified fragments and sketches; work lists; lectures

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Date range 1922 - 1979
Associated People and Organisations Leigh, Walter -
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Associated Times 19th Century
Associated Content England Twentieth century Composers Western Classical Western Popular
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96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB United Kingdom Open Map
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Custodial History Presented by Mrs Veronica Jacobs, Julian Leigh, Esq., and Andrew Leigh, Esq., on behalf of Mrs Marion Leigh, with one item presented by Musikantiquariat Walter Ricke, M√ľnchen
Related Publications Roger Wimbush, 'The younger English composers: II. Walter Leigh', in The Monthly Musical Record, Vol. 68. No. 797 (June 1938); The article on Leigh in Die Musik in Geschichte unde Gengenwart, Bd. 8 (Kassel, 1960).
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