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John Tavener

AKA John Kenneth Tavener

Born: 28-Jan-1944
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 12-Nov-2013
Location of death: Child Okeford, Dorset, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Russian Orthodox [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Whale

[1] Joined 1977. Explored mysticism but remained in the church.

Wife: Victoria Maragopoulou (dancer, m. 1974, div.)
Wife: Maryanna (m. 1991, until his death, one son, two daughters)
Son: Orlando
Daughter: Sofia
Daughter: Theodora

    High School: Highgate School, London
Royal Academy of Music
    Teacher: Trinity College of Music

    Knighthood 2000
    Stroke 1979
    Surgery leaky aortic valve (1991)
    Heart Attack 2007

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