Sir John Tavener: Funeral to be held at Winchester Cathedral
- 18 November 2013
- From the section Hampshire & Isle of Wight
The funeral of leading British composer Sir John Tavener will be held at Winchester Cathedral later this month, it has been announced.
The 69-year-old died at his home in Dorset on Tuesday after suffering from ill health for much of his life.
His funeral will take place on 28 November from 11:00 GMT.
Tavener, who was knighted in 2000, won a Grammy in 2002 for best contemporary classical composition. He was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize twice.