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Question 1: William Alwyn lived at 'Larkrise", Dunwich Road, ________, Suffolk and died in Southwold, Suffolk, England in 1985.

Question 2: At age 15 he entered the Royal Academy of Music in ________ where he studied flute and composition.

Question 3: He was a distinguished polyglot, ________, and artist, as well as musician.
NovelLiteratureLyric poetryPoetry

Question 4: William Alwyn at the ________
Box Office MojoInternet Movie DatabaseAmazon.comCDNOW

Question 5: William Alwyn was born in ________ where he showed an early interest in music and began to learn to play the piccolo.
NorthamptonshireNorthamptonSouth NorthamptonshireLeicester

Question 6: He was a virtuoso flautist and for a time was the principal flautist of the ________.
BBC Symphony OrchestraColin DavisLondon Symphony OrchestraLondon Philharmonic Orchestra

Question 7: Alwyn could be considered a late Romantic composer whose style is not dissimilar to, for example, ________.
Constant LambertIgor StravinskySergei ProkofievWilliam Walton

Question 8: Alwyn's concerto for harp and string orchestra, Lyra Angelica, became popularly known when figure skater Michelle Kwan performed to it at the ________.
Winter Olympic Games1998 Winter Olympics2006 Winter Olympics1996 Summer Olympics

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