Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Arnold Bax's love for Ireland

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Portrait of Arnold Bax National Portrait Gallery London, via Wikimedia Commons

Arnold Bax was an English composer, but when he went to his beloved Ireland, he adopted the persona of poet Dermot O'Byrne. He tried to keep his alter ego secret but his music betrayed his love of all things Irish. Music by Arnold Bax (aka Dermot O'Byrne) on this edition of Performance Today.