1-14 of 14 results  for:

Clear all

Article

See Bache, Walter

Article

W. B. Squire

revised by Clive Brown

Bache, Francis Edward (1833–1858), composer and organist, was born on 14 September 1833 at Birmingham, the eldest of the seven children of Samuel Bache (1804–1876), a Unitarian minister, and his wife, Emily, née Higginson (d. 1855). From a very early age he showed extraordinary talent for music, learning the piano, organ, and violin. On the last instrument, which he studied with ...

Article

Bache, Walter (1842–1888), pianist, was born at Edgbaston, Birmingham, on 19 June 1842, the fourth of the seven children of Samuel Bache (1804–1876), Unitarian minister, and his wife, Emily Higginson (d. 1855). He attended his father's proprietary school in Edgbaston, and took lessons with ...

Article

Boult, Sir Adrian Cedric (1889–1983), conductor, was born on 8 April 1889 at 4 Abbots Hayes, Liverpool Road, Chester, the only son and second child of Cedric Randal Boult (1853–1950), an oil merchant, and his wife, Katherine Florence Barman (d. 1927). He showed exceptional early musical promise. He entered ...

Image

Sir Adrian Cedric Boult (1889–1983) by Felix H. Man, 1935 © Estate of Felix H. Man / National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Clark, Thomas (bap. 1775, d. 1859), composer, was baptized on 5 February 1775 at St Peter's, Canterbury, the son of William Clark (b. 1745/6?) and his wife, Mary Quested (1738?–1794). They lived at 35 St Georges Street, Canterbury, where William, a cordwainer, made and sold boots. ...

Article

Flower, Eliza (1803–1846), radical and composer, was born at Harlow in Essex on 19 April 1803, the eldest daughter of Benjamin Flower (1755–1829), a Cambridge printer, and his wife, Eliza, née Gould (1770–1810), a schoolteacher, the eldest daughter of John Gould of Dodbroke...

Article

Jones, Griffith Rhys [performing name Caradog] (1834–1897), choral conductor, was born on 21 December 1834 in the Rose and Crown inn, Trecynon, Aberdâr, an address which provided him with the early nickname Griff o'r Crown. He was the son of John Jones (1789–1847)...

Article

Alexander Gordon

revised by M. J. Mercer

Moore, Henry (1732–1802), Presbyterian minister and hymn writer, son of Henry Moore (d. 1762), minister of Treville Street Presbyterian congregation, Plymouth, was born at Plymouth on 30 March 1732; his mother was the daughter of William Bellew of Stockleigh Court, Devon. He received his rudimentary education from his father, after which he attended the grammar school in ...

Article

Alexander Gordon

revised by K. D. Reynolds

Ogden, Jonathan Robert (1806–1882), composer, son of Robert Ogden (d. 1816), merchant, was born at Leeds on 13 June 1806 and was educated there, partly under Joseph Hutton, minister of Mill Hill Unitarian Chapel. He became a Unitarian, though his parents were members of the ...

Article

Russell, Arthur Tozer (1806–1874), Church of England clergyman and hymn writer, was born at Northampton on 20 March 1806 the son of Thomas Russell or Cloutt (1781–1846), a Congregationalist minister, and his first wife Elizabeth née Tozer (1777-1806) who died shortly after his birth. ...

Article

F. G. Edwards

revised by David J. Golby

Taylor, Edward (1784–1863), lecturer and writer on music, the son of John Taylor (1750–1826), a hymn writer and nonconformist minister, and his wife, Susanna Taylor (1755–1823) [see under Taylor, John (1750-1826)], a literary hostess, was born in Norwich on 22 January 1784. He came from an old Unitarian family, and his great-grandfather was the dissenting divine and Hebrew scholar ...

Article

Charlotte Fell-Smith

revised by M. Clare Loughlin-Chow

Taylor, John (1750–1826), hymn writer, was born at Norwich on 30 July 1750, the second son of the eight children of Richard Taylor (d. 1762), a manufacturer, of Colegate, Norwich, and was grandson of John Taylor (1694–1761). His mother was Margaret (...

Article

Thomas, John [pseud. Ieuan Ddu] (1795–1871), composer and schoolmaster, was born at Pibwr Llwyd, a farmhouse near Carmarthen. He was educated at Carmarthen, where he later kept a school for a short time. He moved to Merthyr Tudful, Glamorgan, about 1830 to follow the same occupation. Except for a short period when he was clerk to the Chartist ...