Michael Berkeley

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Michael Berkeley (born 1948) is a British composer.

Berkeley's compositions include an oboe concerto (1977), an oratorio Or Shall We Die? (1983), Gethsemani Fragments (1990), Secret Garden (1997) and The Garden of Earthly Delights (1998).

He is also known as a broadcaster - he presents BBC Radio 3's Private Passions, in which celebrities are invited to choose and discuss several pieces of music.

He is the son of the composer Sir Lennox Berkeley.Template:Composer-stub

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