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Howells, Herbert (Norman)locked

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(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 ...

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