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VERY UNASSUMING

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GEOFF PEARCE remembers the
New Zealand composer John Ritchie (1921-2014)

 

I was saddened recently to hear of the death of Professor John Ritchie of Christchurch, New Zealand. Although I didn't know him personally, he was someone I admired a great deal. I grew up in a small town called Ashburton, about 80km south of Christchurch, and I used to travel to Christchurch frequently for musical events and performances...

Copyright © 20 October 2014 Geoff Pearce,
Sydney, Australia

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JOHN RITCHIE

NEW ZEALAND

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