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Sir William Turner Walton Edit Profile

composer.

Sir William Turner Walton, British composer. Recipient gold medal Royal Philharmonic Society, 1947; Worshipful Company of Musicians, knight bachelor, 1951; Order of Merit, 1967. Fellow Royal College Music, Royal Academy Music (honorary); member Swedish Academy Music.

Background

Walton, Sir William Turner was born on March 29, 1902 in Oldham Lancs, England. Son of Charles Alexander and Louisa Maria (Turner) Walton.

Education

Student, Christ Ch; student, Christ Church Oxford, 1950.

Membership

Fellow Royal College Music, Royal Academy Music (honorary). Member Swedish Academy Music. Clubs: Athenaeum (London, England.), Garrick (London, England.).

Connections

Married Susana Gil Passo, January 20, 1949.

father:
Charles Alexander Walton

mother:
Louisa Maria (Turner) Walton

spouse:
Susana Gil Passo