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  1. Sir Michael (Kemp),1905–98, British composer.
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  • Later in the day we passed Tippett's ranch and learned that its owner travels thirty-six miles for his mail and supplies.

    Across the Continent by the Lincoln Highway

    Effie Price Gladding

  • But Mrs. Tippett moved him firmly to Brighton, where, in the course of time, she toned him down.


    Gertrude Atherton

British Dictionary definitions for tippett


  1. Sir Michael. 1905–98, English composer, whose works include the oratorio A Child of Our Time (1941) and the operas The Midsummer Marriage (1952), King Priam (1961), The Knot Garden (1970), The Ice Break (1976), and New Year (1989)
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