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William Henry Bell

(1873—1946)


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(b St Albans, 1873; d Gordon's Bay, Cape Province, 1946).

Eng. composer, organist, and violinist. Prof. of harmony, RAM, 1903–12. Went to Capetown 1912 to become prin., S. African College of Mus. in 1919, becoming dean of faculty of mus., Capetown Univ., until retirement 1935. Comp. operas, syms., hymns, va. conc., chamber mus.

Subjects: Music.


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