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Sir John (Kenneth). born 1944, English composer, whose works include the cantata The Whale (1966), the opera Thérèse (1979), and the choral work The Last Discourse (1998); many of his later works are inspired by the liturgy of the Russian Orthodox Church
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  • tavener, a merchant, who was suspected of Jewish descent, rose timidly to his feet.

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