Reference Entry

Quilter, Roger Cuthbert (1877-1953), composer

Valerie Langfield

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Quilter, Roger Cuthbert (1877-1953), composer, was born on 1 November 1877 at 4 Brunswick Square, Hove, Sussex, the fifth of the seven surviving children and the third son of Sir William Cuthbert Quilter (1841-1911) and his wife, Mary Ann Bevington (1842-1927). His family was extremely wealthy: his father, the first ...

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