Holst, Gustav Theodore

Website: http://www.gustavholst.info

Born: September 21, 1874, Cheltenham, England.
Died: May 25, 1934, London, England.

Early 20th-century British composer of Latvian-Russian descent. Holst was deeply influenced by England's countryside and folksong, and adopted a consciously nationalist style in his music. Although a slow starter he went on to develop a mature voice of great individuality.

The Holst Birthplace Museum in Cheltenham

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