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British Composers

Question: Which British lyricist wrote the musical Chess along with Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson of Abba fame?

Answer: Tim Rice 

Question: Who composed Dionne Warwick’s biggest hit, Heartbreaker?

Answer: The Bee Gees Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb 

Question: Name the lyricist who is Elton John’s songwriting partner?

Answer: Bernie Taupin 

Question: Who wrote the music to the song, Land of Hope & Glory?

Answer: Edward Elgar 

Question: Who composed the popular First World War song, Keep the Home Fires Burning?

Answer: Ivor Novello 

Question: Who were the composers of the song We’ll Meet Again made famous by Vera Lynn during the Second World War?

Answer: Ross Parker and Hughie Charles They also composed together There’ll Always Be an England . Ross Parker had a long and successful songwriting career with chart hits from 1938 to 1970 and is considered one of England’s all time most successful songwriters.