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  Composer Timeline
    A law bans the practice
of sending small boys up chimneys to clean them. From now on you have to be over  to clean a chimney that way
  Sydney Nicholson – Martin Shaw – John Ireland – George Dyson – Harold Darke –
    The first electric underground trains run in London
  Herbert Howells –
 – The Boer War is fought
   Herbert Sumsion – Francis Poulenc –
    Queen Victoria dies. Her son becomes Edward VII
  Gerald Finzi – Maurice Duruflé – William Walton – Lennox Berkeley –
    Britain signs the Entente Cordiale (friendly understanding) with France
 Michael Tippett – Jean Langlais – Benjamin Britten –
  In August the First World War begins
       Bernard Rose – Francis Jackson b.
  The First World War ends in November
   David Willcocks b.
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