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Peter Phillips bids farewell to his music column after 33 years

‘I still stand amazed at the power of the written word. People will tolerate almost anything but being on the wrong side of a published opinion’

7 May 2016

9:00 AM

7 May 2016

9:00 AM

This, my 479th, is to be my last contribution as a regular columnist to The Spectator. I have written here for 33 years and 4 months, a way of life really, and one I have greatly enjoyed. I thank Auberon Waugh in absentia for suggesting me to Alexander Chancellor in the first place; and Charles Moore for keeping me on in the early years, once we were up and running.

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