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Bennett, Sir William Sterndalelocked

  • Rosemary Williamson
  •  and Nicholas Temperley


(b Sheffield, 13 April 1816; d London, 1 Feb 1875). English composer. He ranks as the most distinguished English composer of the Romantic school.

For his early musical training he was chiefly indebted to his grandfather, John Bennett (1754–1837), who came from Ashford, Derbyshire, but moved to Cambridge in ...

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