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Michael Finnissy

Michael Finnissy

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Michael Finnissy was born in Tulse Hill, London in 1946. He was a Foundation Scholar at the Royal College of Music, London, where he studied composition with Bernard Stevens and Humphrey Searle, and piano with Edwin Benbow and Ian Lake. Afterwards he studied in Italy with Roman Vlad.

Finnissy created the music department of the London School of Contemporary Dance and has been an associated composer with many British Dance Companies, including London Contemporary Dance Theatre, Ballet Rambert, Strider and Second Stride. He has taught at Dartington Summer School, Winchester College, the junior department of the Royal College of Music, Chelsea College of Art and is guest lecturer at many ...


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