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/ ˈbɜrtˌwɪs əl /
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Sir Harrison, 1934–2022, English composer, most notably of operas.
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Sir Harrison . born 1934, English composer, whose works include the operas Punch and Judy (1967), The Mask of Orpheus (1984), Gawain (1991), Exody (1998), and The Minotaur (2008)
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