Badger, Harold John 1930- Australia, Melbourne Mentone
pianist, conductor, studied piano with Lindsay Biggins at the University of Melbourne, studied conducting and composition in London, 1954 residing with his parents at 95 Mt Alexander Road in Melbourne Newmarket, 1954-1959 idem at 182 Punt Road in Melbourne Prahran, until 1959 conductor of the Melbourne University Choral Society, 1963-1975 director of Melba Memorial Conservatorium of Music in Melbourne, 1967-1980 residing at 28 Hertford Crescent in Melbourne Kooyong ; son of investor/jockey Harold Lindsay Badger (Melbourne Northcote 10.oct.1907-13.dec.1981 Melbourne Waverley) and Frances Augusta Newton ; 1961 in Melbourne he married teacher Yvonne Miriam Worley

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[] Overture. Orchestra. 1959
dedication : To Monsieur Georges Tzipine, in highest esteem
awarded first prize in the section for composers under 30 in the competition organised in 1959 by the Australian Broadcasting Commission and the Australian Performing Rights Association

[] String quartet no1. 1960
premiered by the Paul McDermott String Quartet, Melbourne University 5apr1960

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