ARTS (Music & Voice)

Percy Grainger
Australia Crest

Concert pianist and composer born in Melbourne on 8th July, 1882.

In 1895 he moved to Germany to study before moving to America.

In 1921 he became a US citizen, a la Rupert Murdoch.

Grainger composed and recorded folk music arrangements for the piano until his death in 1961.

In 1999 a film depicting his life was released.

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