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The composer who was gassed, the composers cut off from their royalties - and the one who gave his life to save his wife. You'll be touched by these stories of how the First World War affected great musicians.
One of the most promising composers of his generation, best known for 'The Banks of Green Willow', Butterworth served as a platoon leader. He was shot by a sniper during the battle of the Somme. His body was never recovered.
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