PAMELA HARRISON (1915 - 1990)
The English composer Pamela Harrison was a pupil of Gordon Jacob and Arthur Benjamin at the Royal College of Music in London. She showed an interest in French music, the influence of which is coupled with that of important older contemporaries Bax, Moeran and John Ireland.
Orchestral, Chamber and Vocal Music
Pamela Harrison’s A Suite for Timothy, for small orchestra, was written in 1948 for the first birthday of her son. Her vocal music includes settings for tenor and strings of Baudelaire, Dowson, Herrick and Edward Thomas, with chamber music for various ensembles.