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The First and Second World Wars cut short the lives of many composers and musicians who would have gone on to greater things had they lived. Here are a few to remember.
Butterworth was one of the most promising British composers of his generation, best known for The Banks of Green Willow and his settings of A Shropshire Lad. He served as a highly regarded platoon leader during the Great War and was shot by a sniper during the battle of the Somme. His body was never recovered.
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