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Only Connect - Frederic Delius <> Yehudi Menuhin

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The assistance of Eric Fenby enabled the Frederick Delius to continue to compose despite blindness in later life. Delius’s works continued to be played and promoted by the violinists Yehudi Menuhin and Ralph Holmes.

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