Duncan Druce (1939-2015)


Duncan Druce, long-standing and beloved baroque strings tutor at NORVIS, passed away on 12th October after a short illness. You may like to read more about Duncan in his obituary.

Obituary by Stephen Plaistow in The Guardian.

Duncan Druce, who has died aged 76, was an exceptional musician whose gifts as composer, string player, musicologist, teacher and writer fed into each other and ran deep. He was of a naturally quiet demeanour, but is likely to be remembered for a big project: his imaginative reconstruction and completion of the Requiem Mass left unfinished by Mozart when he died in 1791. (Read more in The Guardian.)


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