George Butterworth MC
(1885-1916)

Died aged 31

George Sainton Kaye Butterworth, MC (12 July 1885 – 5 August 1916) was an English composer best known for the orchestral idyll The Banks of Green Willow and his song settings of A. E. Housman's poems from A Shropshire Lad.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Nick Harrison on Flickr
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The childhood home of George Butterworth, MC (1885-1916) English composer, Folk song arranger Killed at the Battle of the Somme August 1916

5 Driffield Terrace, York, United Kingdom where they lived

"... and never be old" George Butterworth English Composer Lived and composed in this house 1909-1910

Kennington Road, Radley, United Kingdom where they was