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Thomas Dunhill

(1877—1946) composer and writer


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(b London, 1877; d Scunthorpe, 1946).

Eng. composer and writer. Ass. mus. master, Eton College, 1899–1908, also teaching harmony and counterpoint at RCM. Comps. incl. sym.; operetta Tantivy Towers (lib. by A. P. Herbert, prod. London 1931); Elegiac Variations for orch.; vn. sonata; wind quintet; pf. quintet; 2 pf. trios; str. qt.; many songs incl. The Cloth of Heaven (Yeats). Wrote several books, subjects incl. Mozart's str. qts., Elgar, and chamber mus.

Subjects: Music.


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