Lived1913 – 1976
Best Known ForPeter Grimes,
A Ceremony of Carols,
Noye’s Fludde Similar ToTippett,
“It’s been a funny Christmas,...
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Inspired by the land around him, Tasmanian-born Peter Sculthorpe was perhaps the first to capture the essence of Australia in Western-style classical music. Graeme Skinner examines the life of a great composer who came to define our sound for the rest of the world.