Derek Collier Collection

Number of items in collection: 116

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Recordings in this collection can be played by anyone.

Derek Collier (1927-2008) was a British violinist who had a career that spanned the second half of the twentieth century, and this career is documented in broadcasts he gave for the BBC which he preserved. These recordings were donated to the British Library in 2011 by his daughter. Collier’s first broadcast was given at the age of fourteen and relayed to the United States but his first surviving broadcast dates from 1949 when he was twenty-two.

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