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Virgil Thomson

Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Virgil Thomson.

Favourite track: Protegga Il Giusto Cielo (from Don Giovanni) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Book: Encyclopaedia Britannica
Luxury: Music manuscript paper, pencils and a rubber

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30 minutes

Last on

Mon 20 Nov 1961 13:10
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