On Air Now
The Classic FM Concert with John Suchet 8pm - 10pm
This image appears in the gallery:
Royal baby names in classical music
As well as being named after Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, it could well be that the new Prince of Cambridge has a musical role model in one of the most influential American composers of the 20th century, Philip Glass. He's written a whole host of operas, symphonies, songs, and quartets, steeped in the principles of Minimalism.