David Fanshawe (born 1942 in Paignton, England - 5 July 2010) was an English composer and ethnomusicologist. His work is situated at the crossroads of traditional and modern music [disambiguation needed]. His best-known composition is the 1972 choral work African Sanctus.
Educated at St George's School, Windsor Castle and Stowe School, he started his career as a musician and producer for documentary films. He studied composition under John Lambert at the Royal College of Music. He became widely known with composition of…
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