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Cowen, Sir Frederic Hymen [Hyman Frederick]locked

  • George Biddlecombe


Cowen, Sir Frederic Hymen [Hyman Frederick] (1852–1935), conductor and composer, was born on 29 January 1852 in Kingston, Jamaica, the younger son of Frederick Augustus Cowen (d. 1876) and his wife, Emily, the second daughter of James Davis of Kingston. Back in ...

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