Penelope Thwaites

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Birthday
18, 1944
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
18, 1944 (age 73)
Birthplace
England

About

Concert musician known for promoting Australian composers, especially Percy Grainger's oeuvre.

Before Fame

She debuted in 1974 at Wigmore Hall in London, kicking off a concert career that would take her around the world in collaboration with such orchestras as the London Philharmonic and the BBC Concert Orchestra.

Trivia

She recorded over 250 tracks of Percy Grainger's music and produced lectures and broadcasts on his life and work.

Family Life

She married barrister, cricketer, and coach Edward Jackson in 1981. They had a son and a daughter together.

Associated With

She wrote a musical in 1976 with Alan Thornhill titled Ride! Ride! that was successful on both the amateur and professional circuits and was based on a portion of John Wesley's life.