Buxton Orr

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Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Buxton Orr was born in Glasgow but spent part of his early life in Bootle, Liverpool. Originally trained as doctor, he gave up medicine and switched to music, studying composition with Benjamin Frankel (1906-73). His music includes works in all genres, including songs, chamber music, works for brass and wind band, orchestral music, opera and music theatre as well as film scores. In 1990 he gave up regular teaching to devote more time to composition, and lived in the Wye Valley until his death. Read more...