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Trivia (1) British classical and film composer of the 1950's, also cellist, violinist and pianist. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, she began in films as assistant to music director Muir Mathieson. She was married to the composer William Alwyn.
Doreen Mary Carwithen (November 15, 1922 – January 5, 2003), also known as Mary Alwyn, was a British composer and the second wife of Willian Alwyn. She composed film music, as well as orchestral and chamber music. Biography List of compositions Categories Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.
Doreen Carwithen was born in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire on 15 November 1922. As a child she had her first music lessons from her mother, a music teacher, starting both piano and violin with her at the age of four. At age 16 she began composing by setting Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud (Daffodils)" for voice and piano.
3.86K subscribers Doreen Carwithen (1922-2003) (GB) ODTAA Overture (1945) Dir : Richard Hickcox ODTAA means One Damn Thing After Another. On collectionCB2 and collectionCB3 we can also listen to...
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Doreen Carwithen (15 November 1922 – 5 January 2003) was a British composer of classical and film music. She was also known as Mary Alwyn. Doreen Carwithen was born in Haddenham, Bucks on 15 November 1922. As a child she had her first music lessons from her mother, a music teacher, starting both piano and violin with her at age 4.
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In 1961 Doreen Carwithen became amanuensis and literary secretary to William Alwyn who had been her professor of composition at the R.A.M. and whom she later married. Since his death in 1985 she has established the William Alwyn Archive of music, poetry and art and formed the William Alwyn Foundation to promote her husband's music.