He suffered with health problems from a stroke at 30, two heart attacks and a brain tumor. That he lived as long as he did was a wonder. He will live forever through his beautiful music. Rest in Peace.
Short guide for an enjoyable summer evening with breeze, crickets and lightning strikes. Step 1: make sure your laptop battery is fully charged. Step 2: check if both headphones are working. Step 3: pick a masterpiece to listen; tonight's is [artist]John Tavener[/artist]'s "The Protecting Veil". Step 4: place comfortable chair in the balcony. Enjoy the show.
Come along and join the group [url=http://www.last.fm/group/Orchestral+Composer+of+the+Week.]Orchestral Composer of the Week[/url]. Nominate your 5 favourite composers each week and see who gets into the Hall of Fame.
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