Gerald Finzi was born in 1901 and died in 1956. Of Italian-Jewish
ancestry he was a very English composer, spending a lot of his time in the
Hampshire countryside and later in Newbury where he founded a string
orchestra. One if his best kniown works is the clarinet concerto.
He had a great interest in early English music and English literature
which is reflected somewhat in his music (influenced by parry and an older
contemporary, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Elgar. His cello concerto is
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