Arnold Bax, English composer and poet (b. 1883) died on October 3, 1953.

Sir Arnold Edward Trevor Bax, KCVO was an English composer, poet, and author. His prolific output includes songs, choral music, chamber pieces, and solo piano works, but he is best known for his orchestral music. In addition to a series of symphonic poems, he wrote seven symphonies and was for a time widely regarded as the leading British symphonist.

Arnold Bax, English composer and poet (b. 1883) died on October 3, 1953.

October 3, 1953

Arnold Bax, English composer and poet (b. 1883) died on October 3, 1953.

Sir Arnold Edward Trevor Bax, KCVO was an English composer, poet, and author. His prolific output includes songs, choral music, chamber pieces, and solo piano works, but he is best known for his orchestral music. In addition to a series of symphonic poems, he wrote seven symphonies and was for a time widely regarded as the leading British symphonist.