(b London, 1870; d Windsor, 1951). Eng. musicologist and editor. Ordained 1894. Minor canon of St George's Chapel, Windsor, from 1900, and choirmaster 1924–7. Ed. complete works in 36 vols. of the English Madrigal School (pubd. 1913–24, rev. 1956 by Dart as The English Madrigalists), the English School of Lutenist Song-Writers (32 vols., 1920–32, partly rev. 1959–66 by Dart as The English Lute-Songs), and the complete works of Byrd (20 vols., 1937–50, rev. 1962 by Dart, Brett, and Elliott). Also wrote books on the Eng. madrigalists, Byrd and Gibbons. CH 1944.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.