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


1989
Robert Godman
Edward Newell

No competition was held between 1981 and 1988, but with the help of the Performing Right Society the prize was reinstated in 1989.

1980
Alison Cox
David Haines
Geoffrey Twigg



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In 2002 the Society sold its historic archive of papers, letters and musical manuscripts to the British Library, where it is now open to the public from all over the world.