Today’s Birthday: Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)


Gerald Finzi – Eclogue for Piano and Strings  Performed by the English String Orchestra

Gerald Raphael Finzi (14 July 1901 – 27 September 1956) was a British composer. Finzi is best known as a song-writer, but also wrote in other genres. Large-scale compositions by Finzi include the cantata Dies natalis for solo voice and string orchestra, and his concertos for cello and clarinet. (Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Finzi)

http://www.geraldfinzi.org/indexb78c.html?page=about/biography.html

http://geraldfinzi.com/

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