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William Wallace

(1860—1940) composer and writer on music


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(b Greenock, 1860; d Malmesbury, 1940). Scottish composer and writer. Entered RAM 1889 after practising as surgeon. Hon. Sec., Phil. Soc. 1911–13. Wrote 6 sym.-poems, The Passing of Beatrice (1892) being said to be first Brit. work in the genre. Others included WilliamWallace (1905) and Fran¸oisVillon (1909). Also comp. sym., suites The Lady from the Sea (after Ibsen, 1892) and Pelléas et Mélisande (1900), songs, etc. Prof. at RAM. Wrote Richard Wagner as he lived (1925).

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.


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