Sweeney, William |b. 1950 |composer

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Sweeney, William |b. 1950 |composer

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b. 1950


Sweeney is a prolific Scottish composer . He wrote the composition for 'I Will Wait' - based on the poem by Wally Serote which was performed at the Sechaba Conference Gala in 1990.


Scotland, United Kingdom

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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).


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Created by Julia Wylie, October 2016
Updated by Carole McCallum, January 2017




Filling, B. 2014. 'The Glasgow Mandela Story'. 2nd ed. Scotland, United Kingdom: University of West of Scotland Print Services.

Scottish Music Centre . 2016. William Sweeney . [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.scottishmusiccentre.com/william-sweeney/. [Accessed 14 October 2016].

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