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Hadow W. H.

(1859—1937) educationist and historian of music


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(b Ebrington, Glos., 1859; d London, 1937).

Eng. educator, writer, and composer. Lect. on mus. Oxford Univ. 1890–9; prin., Armstrong Coll., Newcastle upon Tyne, 1909–19; vice‐chancellor, Sheffield Univ. 1919–30. Comp. chamber mus. and songs. Books incl. Studies in Modern Music (1892, 1894, new edn. 1926), English Music (1931). Gen. ed. Oxford History of Music from 1896 and wrote Vol. V (The Viennese Period), 1904, 2nd edn. 1931. Knighted 1918.

Subjects: Music — Philosophy.


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