Sydney Baynes


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(b Sudbury, 1879; d Willesden, 1938). Eng. composer and conductor. Church organist and pf. acc. to Edward Lloyd and Ben Davies. Mus. dir. Drury Lane Th. 1910–14. Wrote popular waltzes, notably Destiny (1912), songs, and religious mus. Cond. revue orchs. and, from 1928, his broadcasting orch.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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