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The Banks of Green Willow composer George Butterworth remembered

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Published on Aug 4, 2016

100 years ago (05/08/1916), composer George Butterworth was killed on the Somme by a sniper's bullet - a tragic loss for British music. George is commemorated on the CWGC Thiepval Memorial along with more than 72,000 other men with no known grave.

We have recently created a fantastic free Thiepval App, which tells the story of 900 of these men, including George Butterworth.

Download the App here to learn more about his story: http://www.cwgc.org/news-events/news/...

Get to know the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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  • Category

  • Song

    • The Banks of Green Willow
  • Artist

    • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Album

    • Vaughan Williams: London Symphony (A) / Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow
  • Licensed to YouTube by

    • NaxosofAmerica (on behalf of Chandos), and 3 Music Rights Societies

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