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, 1994: p. 47 His father died when he was only two, and his mother remarried in 1903; she then returned to her native Wales, living at Cefn Bryntalch Hall, Abermule, near Newtown, Montgomeryshire, the family home of her second husband, Walter Buckley Jones. Philip's education was mainly classical

including studies at Eton College, at Christ Church, Oxford (for one year), and at University College London (one term). In music, he was mostly self-taught, studying composition on his own from the works of composers he admired, notably Frederick Delius, Roger Quilter and Bernard van Dieren. Nevertheless, one of the masters at Eton, Colin Taylor, had introduced him to some of the modern masters which made a marked impression on him, most notably Delius himself. He was also strongly influenced by Elizabethan (Elizabethan era) music and poetry as well as by Celtic culture (he studied the Cornish (Cornish language), Welsh (Welsh language), Irish (Irish language), Manx (Manx language) and Breton (Breton language) languages). It was the move to Wales, occasioned by his mother's remarriage, that was the spark for this; Welsh may at that time have enjoyed a relatively low status in the country but Philip, never one to shy away from the unconventional, set about learning it with vigour. The CPB's Communist University movement has developed since the Welsh (Wales) and British communist university events in 2004. The Communist University of Britain has become an annual three-day event from 2005, joined by weekend universities in Scotland and Wales in 2006 and with plans for a Communist University of the Midlands - to be organised jointly with the Association of Indian Communists (Marxist) - in 2007. Among the speakers at the Communist University of Britain at Ruskin House in November 2006 were Labour (Labour Party (UK)) MP John McDonnell (John McDonnell (politician)), National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers general secretary Bob Crow, CND chair Kate Hudson (Kate Hudson (activist)), Communist Party USA vice-president Jarvis Tyner, French Communist Party economist Paul Boccara and Palestine Liberation Organization ambassador Dr Noha Khalef. Wales Hugh spent much of his time fighting with his neighbours in Wales. Together with his cousin Robert of Rhuddlan he subdued a good part of northern Wales. Initially Robert of Rhuddlan held north-east Wales as a vassal of Hugh. However in 1081 Gruffydd ap Cynan King of Kingdom of Gwynedd was captured by treachery WikiPedia:Wales Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom Wales commons:Wales - Cymru


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