Tavener

/ (ˈtævənə) /

noun

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.

    The Traitors|E. Phillips (Edward Phillips) Oppenheim