Derek Bourgeois

Derek Bourgeois

Composer

• 1941 2017

Biography

Bourgeois studied at Magdalene College, Cambridge and at the RCM. He gained recognition with the performance of his =Symphonic Variations= (1966). He took a position as lecturer in music at Bristol University in 1971. Influenced by Walton and Britten, Bourgeois' best known works are those for schools and amateur groups.

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