- Born: 1933 Deceased: 1973
- Fully Represented SOUNZ Composer
Anthony Arthur Watson was born in Centre, Winton, Southland 1933. Died Dunedin 6-3-73. Educated at Southland Boys High School and Otago University College (Dip Mus 1955). Viola player for the then National Orchestra (of NZ) 1958-69, with an interval of two years (1961-2) in the NZBC Concert Orchestra. 1970-1 first Mozart Fellow at the University of Otago. 1972-3 taught privately in Dunedin. Papers: Hocken Library, Dunedin, Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington.
See also "Bibliography of NZ Compositions (-1982).Source: Norman, Philip: Bibliography of New Zealand Compositions, Third Edition; Nota Bene Music (1991)