David Farquhar (1928-2007)

David Farquhar passed away on Tuesday, 8 April, in Wellington. Farquhar has been one of New Zealand’s most significant composers and music educators, and leaves behind a legacy of compositions. In addition, Farquhar was also instrumental in forming the Composers Foundation of New Zealand – which has since become CANZ.

For those who are able to attend, his funeral will be held at Old St. Paul’s, Murphy Street at 4pm on May 12 followed by a reception at the Adam Concert Room at the New Zealand School of Music.