Oliver Knussen (b.1952)
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Scotland's Finest: 15 musical heroes that put Scotland on the classical map
10. Oliver Knussen (b.1952)
Hailing from Glasgow, Oliver Knussen is one of Britain's most respected contemporary composers and conductors. Among his best-known works are the operas, Where the Wild Things Are and Higglety Pigglety Pop! written in collaboration with the late illustrator Maurice Sendak.