Holst, Gustav (opera) (us Theodore von )
- Colin Matthews
(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 His early career as a trombone player (with the Carl Rosa Opera Company) was superseded by teaching, mainly at St Paul’s Girls’ School, Hammersmith, where he was employed from ...