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Andrew Ford Andrew Ford i(A80441 works by)
Born: Established: 1957 Liverpool, Merseyside,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1983
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Ford is a musician and composer.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Musical Child Grosvenor Place : Australian Music Centre , 2009 Z1820279 2009 single work musical theatre

'William Crotch (1775 -1847) was appointed the first principal of the Royal Academy of Music in 1822, resigning some ten years later amid a certain amount of scandal. He had reputedly kissed a student, following a particularly pleasing harmony exercise. But Crotch's greatest fame was far behind him. As a child prodigy, he had played at court for George III and also at the Chapel Royal, and been shown off by his ambitious mother, Isabella, in a London hat shop ... As an old man writing his memoirs, William expressed mortification at the manner in which he had been exploited. After all, at the height of his fame he had been just three and a half years old. The Musical Child tells William Crotch's story with very little fabrication, and is, you might feel, a cautionary tale...' (Composer's website)

2011 winner AWGIE Awards Music Theatre Cathryn Stickland for the libretto.
Rembrandt's Wife 2009 single work musical theatre opera

'Rembrandt's Wife is a compelling story that explores the tragic relationships of one of the world's greatest painters: the death of his beloved wife Saskia, the madness of his lover Geertje and the haunting visions of his muse to be Hendrijke. A chamber opera, this work will reflect in words and music the light and colour that are the hallmarks of Rembrandt's style.'

Source: CUB Malthouse website, http://www.malthousetheatre.com.au/
Sighted: 20/04/2009

2010 winner AWGIE Awards Music Theatre
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