Alfred Hill


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(b Melbourne, 1870; d Sydney, NSW, 1960).

Australian conductor, composer, violinist, and teacher. Settled in NZ where he collected Maori mus., using it in his comps. Prof. of harmony and comp., NSW Cons. 1915–35. Works incl. 9 operas; 10 syms.; cantata Hinemoa; Maori Rhapsody; 17 str. qts.; songs, etc. OBE 1953, CMG 1960.

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