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Constant Lambert and Alan Rawsthorne had a lot in common, not least that they both married the same woman. The amazing Isabel Nicholas was one of the great muses of the 20th century. Donald Macleod looks at how she, and other significant women, affected the composers' lives.

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Thu 1 Sep 2005 00:00

Composers A to Z


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