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date: 18 October 2019

Somervell, Sir Arthurlocked

(1863–1937)
  • Jeremy Dibble

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Somervell, Sir Arthur (1863–1937), composer and educationist, was born on 5 June 1863 at Hazelthwaite in Applethwaite, Cumberland, the youngest of six sons and nine children of Robert Miller Somervell, leather merchant and founder of Somervell Brothers (manufacturers of K Shoes), and his wife, ...

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