Australian composer Colin Brumby passed away in Brisbane today at the age of 84.

Brumby was represented by the Australian Music Centre, which posted a statement on its website saying: “It is with great sadness that we receive the news of Colin Brumby’s passing in Brisbane this morning.”

“His passing leaves a significant legacy, as his vast musical output includes symphonies, concertos, operas, ballets, film scores, musicals, chamber music, songs and choral works, amongst others. Many of these works have found a place in the repertoire, and continue to enjoy performances and broadcasts in many contexts. Along with many in the music community, in Brisbane and around Australia, we send our condolences to his wife Jenny.”

Colin Brumby Composer Colin Brumby, who was a long-time announcer at 4MBS Classic FM. Photograph: 4MBS

Brumby was also a long-time announcer and programmer at 4MBS Classic FM. In a tweet, the radio station said:

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