Hugh Allen

(1869—1946) musicologist and conductor

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(b Reading, 1869; d Oxford, 1946).

Eng. organist, conductor, and teacher. Org. scholar Christ's College, Cambridge, org. at caths. of St Asaph (1897) and Ely (1898); then of New College, Oxford (1901–18). Prof. of mus., Oxford Univ. (1918–46), and general inspirer of Oxford mus. activities. Dir. RCM (1918–37). Cond., Bach Choir 1907–20. Knighted 1920, GCVO 1935.

Subjects: Music.

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