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The man's name is Henry Wood, and he lives in lodgings in this same street in which the ladies met him.
Henry Wood, late of India, I believe," said Holmes, affably.
You see me now with my back like a camel and by ribs all awry, but there was a time when Corporal Henry Wood was the smartest man in the 117th foot.
1895: The first London Promenade Concert took place, founded by Henry Wood and Robert Newman, and played by an orchestra of 80 in the Queen's Hall.
In 1836 Ellen married the banker and shipping magnate Henry Wood at nearby Whittington Church, and the couple decamped to the South of France for the next couple of decades, until the collapse of Henry's business interests forced them back home to England.
1869: Sir Henry Wood, English conductor, was born in London.
It comes after a successful collaboration for a concert last year, with the Daily Record filming Tom's rehearsal with the orchestra at Henry Wood Hall.
05pm) THE Henry Wood Promenade Concerts, the largest classical music festival in the world, opens with Edward Elgar's biblical oratorio The Kingdom, a 90-minute performance which should wow the masses.
During the mid-Thirties, Mary regularly appeared at The Hague, Sadler's Wells in London, Covent Garden and the popular Henry Wood Promenade concerts.
Henry Wood (1998-1983) was an early 20th century vaudeville actor.
Apart from contributing articles on the principal Russian composers to the second and third editions of Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians, from 1908-1919 she was invited by Henry Wood to write programme notes for the Promenade concerts, the notes subsequently being published in six volumes by Oxford University Press under the title The Concert-Goer's Library of Descriptive Notes (London, 1928-48).
It all started when impresario Robert Newman met Henry Wood in 1894 to talk about a concert project that could reach wider audiences with more popular programmes, an informal atmosphere and, more importantly, cheaper tickets.