Williamson, Malcolm

(21 November 1931, Sydney – 2 March 2003, Cambridge)
   Virtuoso pianist, he settled in London (1953) and became Master of the Queen’s Music (1975). He taught himself to play the organ by studying Olivier Messiaen’s music, and he subsequently wrote many organ works (e.g., Vision of Christ {}Phoenix, which includes "Coventry Carol" variations (1962) that show Messiaen’s influence. After his conversion to Catholicism, he wrote many sacred works: nine masses including Mass of Christ the {}King (1977–1978), Adoremus (a Christmas cantata, 1959), hymns and anthems, and many others. (at)

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