Composer Sir William Walton Died On This Day in 1983 [ON-THIS-DAY]

British composer Sir William Walton died on this day in 1983 – aged 80

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British composer Sir William Walton died on this day in 1983 – aged 80.

His signature works include his Symphony No. 1, Facade – An Entertainment and cantata Belshazzar’s Feast.

His major contributions to the string repertoire include a violin, viola and cello concertos.

 

KYUNG WHA CHUNG | WALTON VIOLIN CONCERTO | ANDRE PREVIN & PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA  | 1982

 

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