Past Recipients

The following are the names of those who have won RPS Composition Prizes since the competition started in 1948. In certain years no award was made. From 1994 former winners were not eligible to enter again.

1948 - 1959 / 1960 - 1969 / 1970 - 1979 / 1980 - 1989 / 1990 - 1999 / 2000 - 2009 / 2010 - to date


1969
Richard Benger
John Hall
Robert Inglis

1968
no prize awarded

1967
Richard Berger
Max Paddison

1966
Roger Smalley

1965
Peter Klatzow

1964
Richard Hewson
David Lyon
B V Wyse

1963
Robin Stevenson

1962
John McCabe
James Patten
John Purser
Patric Standford

1961
John Philips
Christopher Wiltshire

1960
Edwin Roxburgh
Christopher Wiltshire

OUR MEMBERS

Sir Simon Rattle, principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic: RPS Gold Medal Awarded in 1999.

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