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Hervey, Arthur (1855 - 1922), composer, author, critic

J.A. Fuller Maitland and Richard Langham Smith

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 Paris, 26 Jan 1855; d London, 10 March 1922). English composer, author and critic of Irish parentage. He was educated at the Oratory, Birmingham, and studied music with Berthold Tours and Edouard Marlois. He was intended for the diplomatic service, but from 1880 took up music as a profession, serving as music critic to Vanity Fair from 1889 to 1892 and Morning Post from 1892 to 1908.

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Subjects: Music

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