Purcell and... The Who?
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Purcell: 15 facts about the great composer
10. Purcell and... The Who?
Purcell’s music has inspired all sorts of musicians, including Pete Townsend of The Who, who identified Purcell’s harmonies as an influence on the band’s music. Tracks like 'I Can See for Miles', 'Won’t Get Fooled Again', and 'Pinball Wizard' all owe their existence to the Baroque composer.