Harrison Birtwistle Stroke: Was It The Cause Of His Death? Sir Harrison Birtwistle, CH was a British composer of contemporary classical music.
Among his many compositions, he is best known for The Triumph of Time and his operas, particularly The Mask of Orpheus, Gawain, and The Minotaur.
The last was ranked in 2019 by music critics at The Guardian as the third-best piece of the 21st-century.
Harrison Birtwistle Stroke: Was It The Cause Of His Death?,
Birtwistle died on April 18, 2022, at the age of 87. He was born on July 15, 1934, in Accrington, United Kingdom.
Boosey & Hawkes, Birtwistle’s publisher, confirmed his death on Monday at his home in Mere, southwest England.
Even though there is no mention of his cause of death, his followers believe he died of a stroke.