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Albani, Dame Emma

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 118 words.

DBE 1925

Born Chambly, near Montreal, 1 Nov. 1852; née Marie Louise Emma Cecile; e d of late Joseph Lajeunesse, musician, organist, and harpist; m...null...

Athelstan-Johnson, Wilfrid

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 103 words.

CMG 1922; MVO 1906

Born 24 Sept. 1876; died 5 June 1939

Baines, Anthony Cuthbert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 177 words.

DLitt; FBA 1980

Born 6 Oct. 1912; s of Cuthbert Edward Baines and Margaret Clemency Lane Poole; m 1960, Patricia Margaret Stammers; died 3 Feb. 1997...

Bateman, Alys

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance; Religion. 187 words.

Born d of late Robert Bateman and Marian Moore, relative of Hannah Moore; m 1st, Malcolm Colin, s of Francis Simon Dring, of Simonstown, Co. Cork; 2nd, John...

Bennett, Joan

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Business Finance. 134 words.

MA

Born 26 June 1896; d of Arthur Frankau and of Julia Frankau, (Frank Danby); m 1920, Henry Stanley Bennett (d 1972), FBA; three d (one s decd); ...

Bentinck, Lady Norah

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Religion. 133 words.

Born Campden, Glos; d of 3rd Earl of Gainsborough; m 1915, Captain Count Robert Bentinck (d 1932), e s of late Col Count Bentinck, Coldstream Guards, and Count of...

Beresford, Col Charles Edward de la Poer

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 127 words.

Born Corfu, 23 Oct. 1850; m 1882, Solita Henrietta, d and co-heiress of Henry Coburn Milne Ximénes de Cisneros, Bear Place, Berks; died 22 Aug. 1921

Versailles; Rev....

Bernstorff, Count John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 106 words.

Born London, 14 Nov. 1862; s of late Count Albrecht Bernstorff, Ambassador in London; m 1887, Jeanne Luckemeyer of New York; died 6 Oct. 1939...

Bickford, Rev. William Pennington

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Business Finance. 373 words.

MA, Rector of St Clement Danes since 1910

Born Plymouth, 28 Sept. 1874; s of late Rear-Admiral James Edward Bickford and Sophia Jane Bickford; m...

Braddon, Mary Elizabeth, (Mrs John Maxwell)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 306 words.

Born London, 4 Oct. 1837; y d of Henry Braddon of St Kew, Cornwall; widow of John Maxwell of Richmond, Surrey; died 4 Feb. 1915...

Burghclere, Lady; Winifred Henrietta Christina

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 103 words.

Born 2 July 1864; e d of 4th Earl of Carnarvon; m 1st, 1887, Capt. Hon. Alfred Byng (d 1887), s of 2nd Earl of Strafford; 2nd, ...

Carmichael, Mary

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Architecture; Art. 212 words.

Born Birkenhead, Cheshire, 1850; died 17 March 1935

composer and accompanist

Aix-la-Chapelle, Bonn, Lausanne

Musical studies, London (Ebenezer...

Corbett, Captain Sir Vincent (Edwin Henry)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 126 words.

KCVO 1905

Born 22 May 1861; m 1895, Hon. Mabel Beatrice Sturt (d 1899), d of 1st Baron Alington; died 22 Dec. 1936

Wellington; Trinity College, Cambridge

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Draper, William Franklin

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 193 words.

Born Lowell, Mass, 9 April 1842; e s of George and Hannah Thwing Draper; m 1st, 1862, Lydia W. Joy; 2nd, 1890, Susan Preston; died...

Findlater, George Frederick (1872–1942), soldier and piper

Edward M. Spiers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1296 words.

Findlater, George Frederick (1872–1942), soldier and piper, was born in Turriff, Aberdeenshire, on 15 February 1872, one of six sons and five daughters of Alexander Findlater (d. 1895),...

Flagg, Josiah

David W. Music.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Music Education and Pedagogy; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 952 words.

Flagg, Josiah (28 May 1737–30 December 1794), musician and soldier, was born in Woburn, Massachusetts, the son of Gershom Flagg, and Martha Johnson. Sometime before 1747 Josiah moved with...

Godfrey, Daniel (1831–1903), army officer, bandmaster, and composer

J. C. Hadden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Conducting; Composition. 413 words.

Godfrey, Daniel (1831–1903), army officer, bandmaster, and composer, was a member of a family of English military bandmasters. The eldest of four sons of Charles Godfrey (1790–1863),...

Gosling, Sir Audley Charles

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 115 words.

KCMG 1901

Born 20 Nov. 1836; y s of Captain Gosling, RN, KH; m 1st, 1858, Ida (d 1900), d of Count August Gyldenstolpe, Chamberlain to King of Sweden;...

Gray, Charles (1782–1851), marine officer and songwriter

T. W. Bayne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 342 words.

Gray, Charles (1782–1851), marine officer and songwriter, was born at Anstruther Wester, Fife, on 10 March 1782, the son of Charles Gray and his wife, Margaret Raker. His education and...

Gurney, Ivor Bertie (1890–1937), composer and poet

Michael Hurd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Composition. 1163 words.

Gurney, Ivor Bertie (1890–1937), composer and poet, was born at 3 Queen Street, Gloucester, on 28 August 1890, the elder son and second in the family of two boys and two girls of David...