George Sinclair


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(b Croydon, 1863; d Birmingham, 1917).

Eng. organist and conductor. Ass. organist, Gloucester Cath. 1879. Org. and choirmaster, Truro Cath., 1880–9. Org., Hereford Cath., 1889–1917, cond. at 3 Choirs Fest. 1891–1912. Cond. Birmingham Choral Union 1899–1917. Friend and champion of Elgar, who incl. him as the 11th (G.R.S.) of Enigma Variations (though the mus. is really about Sinclair's bulldog Dan).

Subjects: Music.

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