Organ Sheet Music
Compositions by Dr H. Walford Davies
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Biography of Sir H. Walford Davies
Davies, Sir Henry Walford. Mus.B. (Cantab, 1892), Mus.D. (Cantab, 1898), LL.D. (Leeds), Hon.Mus.D. (Dublin), Hon.F.R.A.M., F.R.C.M., F.R.C.O., A.R.C.M., K.C.V.O. (1922), O.B.E. Chorister in St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, 1882; pupil of Sir Walter Parratt; studied at the Royal College of Music, London, 1890-94, with Sir Charles V. Stanford, Sir Hubert H. Parry and Rockstro. Assistant organist of St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, 1885-90; organist of Park Royal Chapel, Windsor, 1885-90; St. Anne’s, Soho, London, 1890-91; Christ Church, Hampstead, London, 1891-98; the Temple Church, London, 1898-1923; St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, 1927-32. Taught counterpoint at the Royal College of Music, London, 1895-1903, associate and professor there; director of the Bach Choir, London, 1903-07; organizing director of music to the Royal Air Force, 1917-19; professor of music at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1919-26; Master of the Kings Musick, 1934. Composed cantatas, church music, anthems, orchestral and chamber music, part-songs, songs, &c. Brother of Dr Edward Harold Davies. b. Oswestry, England, Sep. 6th, 1869; d. Wrington, Mar. 11th, 1941.
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