Kenneth Leighton
(1929-1988)

Died aged c. 59

Kenneth Leighton (2 October 1929 – 24 August 1988) was a British composer and pianist. He had various academic appointments at the Universities of Leeds, Oxford and Edinburgh. His compositions include church and choral music, pieces for piano, organ, cello, oboe and other instruments, chamber music, concertos, symphonies, and an opera.

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This was the boyhood home of Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) composer, pianist and Reid Professor of Music at Edinburgh University

21 Denstone Street, Wakefield, United Kingdom where they lived