RUTTER, John Milford. b. London, 24 September 1945. John Rutter is an internationally renowned composer whose contribution, principally to the world of choral music, has made him a household name in many countries of the world. He received his first education as a chorister at Highgate School where he was a fellow pupil with another eminent English composer, John Tavener. He then read music at Clare College, Cambridge where he was a member of the college choir. After a brief period teaching with the Open University, he later served as Director of Music at Clare (1975-79), leading the choir to international prominence with acclaimed recordings. After leaving Clare in 1979, he founded his own...
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