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Bainton, Edgar Leslie (1880–1956), composer and conductor, was born on 14 February 1880 at 2 Florence Villas, De Beauvoir Square, Hackney, London, the second son among the three children of the Revd George Bainton, a Congregational minister, and his wife, Mary Cave, both Londoners by birth. They moved to ...

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Gladney, John (1839–1911), conductor and brass-band trainer, was born in Belfast on 12 August 1839. His father, also John Gladney, was the bandmaster of the 30th regiment, and in consequence he had an itinerant childhood, moving with his father's postings. He was, however, exposed to a range of musical experiences, and had lessons from a number of eminent teachers. His father taught him the piccolo when he was four. By 1850 he was living in ...

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Jones, Geraint Iwan (1917–1998), organist and conductor, was born on 16 May 1917 in Porth, Glamorgan, the elder son of Evan Jones, a professor of ancient languages at Cardiff University who became a minister in the Welsh Congregational church, and his wife Caroline Davies...