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The World's Greatest Music
The composer of Adiemus, Palladio and The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace is now the most performed living composer in the world. But Karl Jenkins's musical career began as an oboist, jazz saxophonist and member of progressive rock band Soft Machine. Discover his incredible life in pictures.
Karl Jenkins went to the Grammar School in Gowerton, near Swansea. A talented young oboist, he began his musical career playing in the National Youth Orchestra of Wales. He is pictured here at 12 years old playing the oboe.
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