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William Mann

1924-1989 GB, Chennai
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A.k.a. William Somervell Mann

William Somervell Mann (14 February 1924 – 5 September 1989) was an English music critic. Born in India, he was educated at Winchester and Cambridge, studying music with several prominent composers, before taking up a career as a critic.For most of his career he was on the staff of The Times in London, where his radical views were in contrast with the paper's traditional outlook. He published many books and articles in musical journals.After leaving The Times Mann was director of the Bath Festival for a year.

        
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Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann: "How long had you been conducting Beethoven symphonies?" on Beethoven: The Symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann: "Did you have to teach the Chicago Symphony..." on Beethoven: The Symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann: "Which of the great Beethoven conductors of your youth..." on Beethoven: The Symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann: "The Seventh symphony...are there special problems..." on Beethoven: The Symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann: "I wanted to ask you a question..." on Beethoven: The Symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann: "The Ninth is obviously..." on Beethoven: The Symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann: "Now the Eroica" on Beethoven: The Symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann: "Now the Eighth..." on Beethoven: The Symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Quartet No. 1 on Premier! by Zsolt Szabo, Nathaniel Lee, William Mann & Jemmie Robertson
American Suite: I. Prologue on Premier! by Zsolt Szabo, Nathaniel Lee, William Mann & Jemmie Robertson

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