Richard Rodney Bennett Quotes


Best Quotations by Richard Rodney Bennett


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The correspondence file relating to the Bennett portrait bust is held as part of the Thornhill Papers (2006:56) in the archive of the Henry Moore Foundation's Henry Moore Institute in Leeds and the terracotta remains in the collection of the artist. Film and television scores
He wrote music for films and television; among his scores were the Doctor Who story The Aztecs (1964) for television and the feature film Billion Dollar Brain (1967). His father Rodney Bennett (1890-1948) was a children's book author and poet who worked with Roger Quilter on his theatre works and provided new words for some of the numbers in the Arnold Book of Old Songs.

Sir Richard Rodney Bennett CBE (29 March 1936 – 24 December 2012) was an English composer renowned for his film scores and his jazz performance as much as for his challenging concert works.