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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Nicholson, Sir Sydney Hugo (1875–1947), founder of the Royal School of Church Music and choral director

John Harper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Conducting. 1025 words.

Nicholson, Sir Sydney Hugo (1875–1947), founder of the Royal School of Church Music and choral director, was born on 9 February 1875 at 26 Devonshire Place, London, the third and youngest...

Roberton, Sir Hugh Stevenson (1874–1952), composer and conductor

Michael De-la-Noy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conducting; Composition. 685 words.

Roberton, Sir Hugh Stevenson (1874–1952), composer and conductor, was born in Glasgow on 23 February 1874, the second son and third in the family of four sons and two daughters of James...

Childers, Lulu Vere

Doris Evans McGinty.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Conducting; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1139 words.

Childers, Lulu Vere (28 February 1870–06 March 1946), founder and director of the School of Music at Howard University and singer, was born in Dryridge, Kentucky, the daughter of former...

Jenkins, Edmund Thornton

Gayle Murchison.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Conducting; Composition. 1391 words.

Jenkins, Edmund Thornton (09 April 1894–12 September 1926), clarinetist, composer, and conductor, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Daniel Jenkins, a former slave,...