Edgar Bainton

(1880—1956) composer and conductor

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(b London, 1880; d Sydney, NSW, 1956). Eng. composer. Pianist and dir. of Cons. in Newcastle upon Tyne 1912–34, having been prof. of pf. and comp. there from 1901. Dir., State Cons., Sydney, NSW (1934–47). Comps. in many genres.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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