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Harrison, Julius (1885 - 1963), composer, conductor

Geoffrey Self

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Stourport, 26 March 1885; d Harpenden, 5 April 1963). English composer and conductor. He was educated at Queen Elizabeth’s School, Hartlebury, and with Bantock at the Birmingham and Midland Institute School of Music. His cantata Cleopatra won the 1908 Norwich Festival composition prize, but for 30 years conducting took priority over composition. In 1913 the Covent Garden Syndicate sent him to Paris to rehearse Wagner operas for Nikisch

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