Walter Leigh (22 June 1905 – 12 June 1942) was an English composer. Leigh is best known for his Concertino for harpsichord and string orchestra, written in 1934. Other famous works include the overture Agincourt and The Frogs of Aristophanes for chorus and orchestra. He wrote music for documentary films and there is an unfinished sketch for a symphony.
Birth and Death Data: Born June 22nd, 1905 (London), Died June 12th, 1942 (Tobruk)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||CS-98453||12-in.||12/23/1935||Mr. Oakley's composition||Alexander Haas||String ensemble, with piano||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Leigh, Walter," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103029.
Leigh, Walter. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103029.
"Leigh, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.
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