Sir Arnold Bax

















































Sir Arnold Bax 1883-1953

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Born in London. He was inspired by the poetry of Yeats which revealed ‘the Celt within him’. He wrote symphonies, concertos and chamber music. He was made Master of the King’s Musick in 1942. He wrote poems, short stories and novels under the name of Dermot O’Byrne. These include Seafoam and Firelight, The Sisters and Green Magic, Children of the Hills and the autobiography Farewell My Youth. His Dublin Ballad-1916 was banned by the British government. He is buried in Cork.

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