Sir Michael (Kemp),1905–98, British composer.

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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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