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The Ivor Gurney Society, which exists to promote Gurney's life, music and poetry, can be contacted c/o John Phillips, 7 Carlsgate, Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England HR3 5BS, phone +44 (0)1497 820541. You can read more about Gurney and his achievement in the classic biography The Ordeal of Ivor Gurney by Michael Hurd (OUP), and about Gurney and the Chapmans in Stars in a Dark Night, by Anthony Boden (Allan Sutton). Gurney's poetry and letters are published by Oxford University Press and Carcanet/(Midnag), and his music by Oxford University Press, Boosey and Hawkes, Stainer and Bell and Thames Publishing. Gurney's Seven Sappho Songs (for soprano), dating from the High Wycombe period and including the gorgeous 'Hesperus', were recently published by Thames (distributed by William Elkin Music Services) in conjunction with the Ivor Gurney Society. The internet website dedicated to Gurney is at . Two new biographies of Gurney, including that by the Gurney scholar and editor George Walter in the Seren Books Border Lines series, are due for publication shortly.

Copyright © 24 July 2001 Roderic Dunnett, Coventry, UK






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