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Sir (William) Henry Hadow (1859–1937) by Bassano, 1920 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Hadow, Sir (William) Henry (1859–1937), educationist and historian of music, was born at Ebrington, Gloucestershire, on 27 December 1859, the eldest son of William Elliot Hadow (1826–1906), curate, afterwards vicar, of Ebrington, and his wife, Mary Lang (d. 1917), the second daughter of ...


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, ...