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Malcolm Arnold

AKA Malcolm Henry Arnold

Born: 21-Oct-1921
Birthplace: Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Died: 23-Sep-2006
Location of death: Norwich, Norfolk, England [1]
Cause of death: Infection

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Bridge on the River Kwai

Military service: British Army (infantry, WWII)

[1] Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich.

Wife: Sheila Nicholson (m. 1940, div. 1969, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Katherine
Son: Robert
Wife: Isobel Grey (m. 1964, div. 1979, one son)
Son: Edward

    University: Royal College of Music

    Oscar for Best Music Original Score 1958 for The Bridge on the River Kwai
    Commander of the British Empire 1970
    Knighthood 1993
    Shot: Self-Inflicted (to avoid serving in a military band)
    Institutionalized 1978 (Royal Free Hospital, London)
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Depression

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