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Edward Bairstow

(1874—1946) musician


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(b Huddersfield, 1874; d York, 1946). Eng. organist and composer. Held various organist's positions, incl. Leeds Parish Church (1906) and York Minster (1913 to death). V. trainer and choral cond. Wrote church mus. Prof. of mus., Durham Univ. from 1929. Knighted 1932.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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