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Glover, William Howard (1819–1875), conductor and music critic, was born in Kilburn, Middlesex, on 6 June 1819, the second son of the actress Julia Glover. At the age of fifteen he joined the Lyceum Opera orchestra as a violinist and also took lessons from the conductor, ...


Mar, Norman René Del (1919–1994), conductor and writer on music, was born on 31 July 1919 at 12 Kidderpore Gardens, London, the youngest of the three sons of Max Levi (1876–1963), a brush manufacturer, and his wife, Vera, née Del Mar (1891–1964). Max...


Norman René Del Mar (1919–1994) by Derek Allen, 1954 © Derek Allen; collection National Portrait Gallery, London