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Sir Michael Tippett

Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Sir Michael Tippett.

Favourite track: St Louis Blues by Bessie Smith
Book: The Odyssey by Homer
Luxury: Harmonium

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Mon 29 Apr 1968 12:25
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