W(illiam) H(enry) (1871-1940) Welsh poet. He went to the US where he lived the life of a vagrant and lost his right foot stealing a ride under a freight automobile. His first volume of poems was Soul’s Destroyer 1906. He published his Autobiography of a Super-Tramp 1908.
(1913-) Canadian novelist. He published the first novel of his Deptford trilogy Fifth Business 1970, a panoramic work blending philosophy, humor, the occult, and ordinary life. Other works include A Mixture of Frailties 1958, The Rebel Angels 1981, and What’s Bred in the Bone 1986.
(1934-) English composer and conductor. His music combines medieval and serial codes of practice with a heightened Expressionism as in his opera Taverner 1962–68. Other works include the opera The Lighthouse 1980. He was appointed conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra 1985.
Engleski kompozitor i dirigent.