Cyril Rootham


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(b Bristol, 1875; d Cambridge, 1938). Eng. organist and composer. Org., St John's College, Cambridge, from 1901. Lect. in mus. Cambridge Univ. from 1913. Cond. Cambridge Univ. Mus. Soc. 1912–36. Wrote opera, choral works incl. For the Fallen (1915), 2 syms., str. qts., songs, etc.

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