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Andrew Ford

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Andrew Ford (born 1957 in Liverpool) is an English and Australian composer, writer and radio presenter. He was Composer-in-residence with the Australian Chamber Orchestra (1992–94), held the Peggy Glanville-Hicks Composer Fellowship from 1998 to 2000 and was awarded a two-year fellowship by the Music Board of the Australia Council for the Arts for 2005–2006. He was appointed Composer-in-residence at the Australian National Academy of Music in 2009. Beyond composing, Ford has been an academic in the Faculty of Creative Arts at the University of Wollongong (1983 – 95). He has written widely on music and published five books. He wrote, presented and co-produced the radio series Illegal Harmonies, Dots on the Landscape and Music and Fashion. Since 1995, he has presented The Music Show on ABC Radio National. He studied at the Lancaster University with Edward Cowie and John Buller.

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On Nov 16, 2012. 1:15pm

Interesting interview, but everyone knows that Django Reinhardt was not French but Belgian.
Cheers Claude Georges

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