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Sir Colin Davis - the classical music world pays tribute
8. Nicholas Kenyon
Nicholas Kenyon, Managing Director of the Barbican Centre, described Sir Colin as one of the great musicians of the last half century. "He's been so much a part of our musical lives that its quite difficult to imagine him not there," he said. "One thing I'd particularly like to remember is his commitment to young people and their music making. He was absolutely tireless in trying to show that young people had innate musical talent, and that it could be brought out of them."