Stephen Wilkinson (musician)

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Stephen Wilkinson
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Stephen Wilkinson MBE
Background information
Born (1919-04-29) 29 April 1919 (age 101)
Cambridgeshire, England
Occupation(s)Choral conductor, composer, reader

Stephen Wilkinson MBE (born 29 April 1919) is an English choral conductor and composer. From 1947 to 1953, Wilkinson was director of the Hertfordshire Rural Music School at Hitchin. From 1953 to 1979 he was on the Music Staff of the BBC,[1] first in Leeds, then from 1961 in Manchester. Wilkinson also performed with other professional choirs - the BBC Singers in London, the RTE Singers in Dublin and the Nederlands Kammerkoor.

References[change | change source]

  1. Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd revised edition. Oxford University Press. 24 Nov 1994. ISBN 978-0-19-869162-4.