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Robert Kirby, 1948-2009

Colin Irwin, The Guardian, 7 October 2009

IN HIS FIRST YEAR as a music student at Cambridge University, Robert Kirby sought to join Footlights, the undergraduates' fabled arts and drama club. He was turned down, but the events of that day had a momentous impact on his life.

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