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Douglas Mews

Douglas Mews (1918–1993), who was born in Newfoundland and migrated to New Zealand in 1969, was a prominent musician and a composer of music with New Zealand themes. As a teacher in the music department at Auckland University, radio broadcaster, and director of music at St Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral in Auckland, he communicated a love of classical and liturgical music to a wide audience.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'North Americans - 1940–present: closer contact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 April 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015