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Mark Chivers
Doreen Carwithen

Hosted by Haddenham Village Society on Wednesday 10th November, professional viola player and Haddenham resident, Mark Chivers, presented a talk about Doreen Carwithen, the world's first female film composer, who was born in Haddenham in 1922.

He also described his journey as artistic director of a new music festival in Haddenham, to celebrate Doreen's centenary in July 2022.

To view Mark's excellent presentation, recorded from the Zoom meeting, please click here

And use the passcode: HT7Z&CU!

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