John Reeves
1926 -
Canada / Great Britain, England
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J. Reeves
John Reeves (01/12/1926) a Canadian composer, broadcaster, author; BA classics (Cambridge) 1948. Born in Merritt (British Columbia, Canada), educated in England, he began conducting Gregorian chant and renaissance polyphony as a teenager and won a choral scholarship to St John's College, Cambridge. Returning to Canada after graduation he taught classics at the University of British Columbia, then joined CBC radio as a music producer in 1952, branching out later into productions of dramas, documentaries, and religious programs. He retired from the CBC staff in 1987, but has continued to produce programs on a freelance basis.
Composed in:1990
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
Requiem Mass, opus 40 (1990) is for Choir, strings, organ.