Simon Rattle, Davies, Hough Receive Rare Honors

Dec 31, 2013
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Three prominent classical musicians, including conductor Sir Simon Rattle, composer Peter Maxwell-Davis & pianist Stephen Hough were recently honored with awards from Queen Elizabeth II.

Source: Artsjournal

The outgoing Berlin Philharmonic conductor has been appointed to the Order of Merit in Britain's New Year's Honours List. The OM is restricted to 24 living individuals at any given time. Rattle is the first musician of his generation to be included.

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