“I didn’t ever decide I was going to be a composer. It was like being tall. It’s what I was. It’s what I did”
Read about writing for the screen, Agatha Christie and wanting to be Boulez … (A life in music: Richard Rodney Bennett – Nicholas Wroe)
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett was 75 this year and is featured at this year’s BBC Proms, including a performance of Jazz Calendar.
See the details of the Proms on the BBC website.