Story: Lilburn, Douglas Gordon

Douglas Lilburn, 1940

Douglas Lilburn, 1940

This photograph was taken in London at the time of the premiere of Lilburn’s Overture: Aotearoa for orchestra. The overture is one of three early works by Lilburn that have themes of national identity.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Douglas Lilburn Collection
Reference: PAColl-2547-01

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

How to cite this page:

Philip Norman. 'Lilburn, Douglas Gordon', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 June 2024)