Howells, Herbert (Norman)
- Paul Andrews
(b Lydney, Glos., 17 Oct 1892; d London, 23 Feb 1983). English composer and teacher. The youngest of six children, he showed early musical promise and announced his intention of becoming a composer while still a young child. Although the Howells family was not wealthy, thanks to the generosity of a local landowner he was able to study with Brewer at Gloucester Cathedral. In ...