Lorne Betts

Opera, Musical Artist

1918 – 1985

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Who was Lorne Betts?

Lorne Matheson Betts was a Canadian composer, conductor, organist, and music critic. A member of the Canadian League of Composers and an associate of the Canadian Music Centre, many of his original scores and writings are part of the collection at the National Library of Canada. His compositional output includes two operas, two symphonies, two piano concertos, three string quartets, many songs and choral pieces, and other orchestral and chamber works.

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Born
Aug 2, 1918
Winnipeg
Also known as
  • Lorne Matheson Betts
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Died
Aug 5, 1985
Hamilton

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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