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Wood, Sir Henry J(oseph) (opera)locked

  • Arthur Jacobs

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(b London, March 3, 1869; d Hitchin, Aug 19, 1944). English conductor . His father, an optician and engineering model-maker, was a keen amateur cellist who also sang in the choir of St Sepulchre’s, Holborn, in London. Wood’s early aptitude for music was mainly nurtured from home, though he also took organ and piano lessons from E.M. Lott, the organist of St Sepulchre’s, and from the age of 14 won public notice as an organ recitalist. At the RAM (...

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