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Gustav Holst
b. September 21, 1874 – d. May 25, 1934 • Composer • Teacher
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Holst, Gustav
Holst, Gustav(1874–1934). English composer and music teacher Gustav Holst is noted for the excellence of his orchestration and the international flavor of many of his works. The Planets, his best-known work, is a seven-movement piece for orchestra. Each movement offers his impressions of the characteristics
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Holst, Gustav
Holst, Gustav (1874–1934)An English composer influential in the modern revival of interest in English folk song and Elizabethan musicHolst believed strongly in the social value of music and encouraged music making with great enthusiasm in schools, in churches, and in his lifelong association with community