George Butterworth

Born 12 July 1885. Died 5 August 1916.
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Butterworth: Six Songs from 'A Shropshire Lad'

Roderick Williams performs Butterworth: Six Songs from 'A Shropshire Lad'.

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George Sainton Kaye Butterworth, MC (12 July 1885 – 5 August 1916) was an English composer best known for the orchestral idyll The Banks of Green Willow and his song settings of A. E. Housman's poems from A Shropshire Lad.

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