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Alan Rawsthorne

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Alan Rawsthorne

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1946
12 7/8 in. x 11 1/2 in. (328 mm x 292 mm)
Purchased, 1982
Photographs Collection
NPG x22466


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  • Bill Brandt (1904-1983), Photographer. Artist of 120 portraits, Sitter in 32 portraits.

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Photographed in Bayswater, London, where he moved to in 1935, shortly after composing Cortèges (1945) during two weeks sick leave as a soldier. Published in Lilliput, September 1946. The accompanying text describes Rawsthone; 'He has no apparent musical snobbery, and has successfully tried his hand at works for large and small instrument combinations, for ballet and films'.

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