Sir Granville Bantock (August 7, 1868 - October 16, 1946), was a British composer of classical music.
Bantock was born in London. A close friend of fellow composer Havergal Brian, he was professor of music at the University of Birmingham from 1908 to 1934 (in which post he succeeded Sir Edward Elgar). In 1934, he was elected Chairman of the Corporation of Trinity College of Music in London. He was knighted in 1930.
His music was influenced by folk song of… read more
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