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The World's Greatest Music
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.
When the war broke out, Sibelius found his royalties from abroad cut off. He had to compose numerous small pieces for Finnish publishers to avoid bankruptcy. He spent much time during the war years working on his Fifth Symphony.
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