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Gustav Holst

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Cheltenham, 1874; d London, 1934).

Eng. composer of Swed. descent. Trained as a pianist, his father being a pf. teacher. In 1892 he became organist and choirmaster at Wyck...

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Gustav Holst

Richard Greene.

in Music

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 7781 words.

Gustav Holst (1874–1934) was a major figure on the English music scene in the first half of the 20th century and noted for his creative use of neo-tonal language and formal experiments...

Gustav Theodore Holst (1874–1934)

David Manning.

in Vaughan Williams on Music

November 2007; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 1898 words.

This chapter pays tribute to Gustav Theodore Holst, composer, whose original name was Gustavus Theodore von Holst. At an early age Holst began to learn the violin and the pianoforte. His...

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A Note on Gustav Holst

David Manning.

in Vaughan Williams on Music

November 2007; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 782 words.

Gustav Holst was a great composer, a great teacher, and a great friend. These are really only different aspects of the same thing—his pupils were his friends, his friends were always...

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Gustav Holst: A Great Composer

David Manning.

in Vaughan Williams on Music

November 2007; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 1751 words.

Gustav Holst was a great composer, a great teacher, and a great friend. These are really different aspects of the same fact. It was his intense human sympathy that fostered his musical...

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Gustav Holst

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Cheltenham, 1874; d London, 1934).

Eng. composer of Swed. descent. Trained as a pianist, his father being a pf. teacher. In 1892 he became organist and choirmaster at Wyck...

See overview in Oxford Index

Holst, Gustav

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 91 words.

(1874–1934). Of German/Swedish ancestry,

he was one of the most original English composers of his day and an influential teacher. Holst studied composition with Stanford at...

Holst, Gustav

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 119 words.

Born Cheltenham, 21 Sept. 1874; m 1901, Isobel Harrison; one d; died 25 May 1934

Composer, and Teacher of Music at St Paul’s Girls’ School, Brook Green

Chelt...

Holst, Gustav Theodore (1874–1934), composer and teacher of music

John Warrack.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Composition. 4753 words.

Holst, Gustav Theodore (1874–1934), composer and teacher of music, was born on 21 September 1874 at 4 Pittville Terrace, Cheltenham, the elder son of Adolph von Holst (1846–1901) and his...

Holst, Gustav (1874–1934)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 88 words.

(1874–1934).

Of German/Swedish ancestry, he was one of the most original English composers of his day and

Holst, Gustav (1874–1934)

Stanley Wells.

in A Dictionary of Shakespeare

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 26 words.

(1874–1934)

The English composer wrote an opera, At the Boar's Head (1925), based on 1 and

Holst, Gustav (1874–1934)

Stanley Wells.

in An A-Z Guide to Shakespeare

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 30 words.

The English composer wrote an opera, At the Boar's Head (1925), based on 1 and 2 *Henry IV...

Holst, Gustav (opera)

Colin Matthews.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 1451 words.

(us Theodore von )

(b Cheltenham, Sept 21, 1874; d London, May 25, 1934). English composer . He was a pupil of Stanford and a friend and colleague of Vaughan Williams. His...

Holst, Gustav (1874)

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1393 words.

of Swed. descent. Trained as a pianist, his father being a pf. teacher. In 1892 he became organist and choirmaster

Holst, Gustav (1874–1934)

Eric Cross.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 163 words.

(1874–1934).

Of German/Swedish ancestry (Gustavus Theodore von Holst), he was one of the most original English composers of

Holst, Gustav (1874–1934)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 313 words.

taught by Sir Hubert *Parry and Sir Charles Villiers *Stanford at the Royal College of Music, where he met ...

Holst, Gustav (1874–1934)

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 66 words.

English composer. Holst's one-act opera At the Boar's Head, Op. 42 (1924), is based on the tavern

Holst, Gustav (1874–1934)

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 68 words.

Holst’s one-act opera At the Boar’s Head, Op. 42 (1924), is based on the tavern scenes from

Holst, Gustav Theodore (1874)

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1434 words.

English composer of Swedish descent. Trained as a pianist, his father being a pf teacher. In 1892 he became organist and choirmaster at Wyck Rissington, Glos. His operetta ...

Holst, Gustav (1874–1934)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 57 words.

His early works were often influenced by Hinduism, as in the opera Sita (1906), and English folksong, as

Holst, Gustav(us Theodore von)

Colin Matthews.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 7732 words.

(b Cheltenham, Sept 21, 1874; d London, May 25, 1934). English composer. His prominent position among 20th-century English composers owes a great deal to the immense popularity of his...