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Philip Ward is a writer, translator and parliamentary researcher, with particular interests in literature, music and theatre. His publications include Hofmannsthal and Greek Myth: Expression and Performance (2002) and Sandy Denny: Reflections on Her Music (2011), as well as two translations of Frank Wedekind, Franziska (1998) and Mine-Haha (2010). A contributor to a number of arts journals, he has written features on Kirsty MacColl, Marianne Faithfull, June Tabor and others. He took part in the 'Continental Britons' events at the Wigmore Hall in 2002, where he spoke on the composer Egon Wellesz. He has also created English performing versions of several opera libretti. Educated at the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, London and Munich, he now lives in Cambridge, where he is a Senior Member of Wolfson College.

Email: philip [at] pemward.co.uk

Archived articles on Josephine Baker and Nancy Cunard and on the 'Two Cultures' debate

Blogs at sandydenny.blogspot.com and brushondrum.blogspot.com 




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