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Hamish MacCunn

(1868—1916) composer and conductor


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(b Greenock, 1868; d London, 1916).

Scottish composer and conductor. Prof. of harmony RAM 1888–94 and at GSMD from 1912. Cond. Carl Rosa Opera after 1898 and later for Beecham co. Wrote several operas, incl. Jeanie Deans (1894) and Diarmid (1897), cantatas, incl. The Wreck of the Hesperus (1905), concert‐ovs., Land of the Mountain and the Flood (1887) and The Ship o' the Fiend (1888), part‐songs, songs, pf. pieces.

Subjects: Music.


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