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Name: Alexander Goehr  
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Date of Birth: 10th August 1932
Place of Birth: Berlin, Germany
Profession: Composer
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Alexander Goehr (born 1932) is an English composer.

He was born in Berlin, the son of Walter Goehr. He studied at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester where he met Peter Maxwell Davies, Harrison Birtwistle, John Ogdon and Elgar Howarth. Together they formed New Music Manchester, a group dedicated to performances of contemporary music.

He delivered the Reith Lectures in 1987.

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