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Richard Rodney Bennett

Born: 29-Mar-1936
Birthplace: Broadstairs, Kent, England
Died: 24-Dec-2012
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay [1]
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Mines of Sulphur

[1] Ned Rorem, Lies: A Diary, 1986-1999‎, page 131.

Father: Rodney Bennett
Mother: Joan

    High School: Leighton Park School, Reading
    Conservatory: Royal Academy of Music
    Teacher: Royal Academy of Music (1963-65)
    Teacher: Peabody Institute, Baltimore (1970-71)
    Professor: International Chair of Composition, Royal Academy of Music (1994-2000)

    Commander of the British Empire 1977
    Knighthood 1998

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