Monday, March 14, 2016

Peter Maxwell Davies passes

The BBC, the Telegraph, and many other publications have reported the death of British composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. He was 81 years old and had suffered for the past several years from leukemia.

1 comment:

bob priest said...

Damn, another one of the giants is now gone.
Happily, Max wrote a huge quanity of wonderful music that will live on . . .
I had the thrill of meeting him once in LA a long time ago & have programmed a few of his works over the years.
Max was truly a great musician.