Robert Saxton United Kingdom
Robert Saxton (born 1953 in London) is a British composer.  Biography After early advice and encouragement from Benjamin Britten, Robert Saxton took private composition lessons with Elisabeth Lutyens. He went on to study with Robin Holloway at Cambridge University, with Robert Sherlaw Johnson as a post-graduate at Oxford University, and later with Berio. His music is intellectual and complex, texturally intricate, yet earthy and immediate. It draws on many influences including the English visionary tradition and his own Jewish heritage.