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Norman Morris

Norman Morris was an English composer who founded the Reading Phoenix Choir in 1969 and remained its musical director until his death in 2009. Reading Phoenix Choir was formed from the members of the adult choir of Bulmershe College of Higher Education. Within three years it went on to win the Mixed Voice Class at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod and it quickly became recognized as one of the top amateur choirs in the country.