Robert Bruce

August 7, 2010

Robert Bruce

Robert Bruce was born in August 17, 1915 in Inverkeilor, a village between Arbroath and Montrose.

He enrolled at the University of Edinburgh in 1935 and studied under Donald Tovey, graduating in 1938. After graduating, he studied composition under Julius R├Ântgen in Amsterdam.

After the second World War he taught at the Dept of Music at the University College, Cardiff until 1977.

His Symphony in B flat can be obtained directly from the composer’s family, from the email addresses at the following website:

Robert Bruce died in Aug 13, 2012. His obituary featured in The Telegraph, The Herald, The Scotsman and The Guardian.