Sir Henry Wood


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Noun1.Sir Henry Wood - English conductor (1869-1944)Sir Henry Wood - English conductor (1869-1944)  
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| 1869: Sir Henry Wood, English conductor, was born in London.
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When his amazing voice was revealed he was introduced to Proms conductor Sir Henry Wood and became his protege.
Composed in 1938 to celebrate Sir Henry Wood's Golden Jubilee as a conductor, it scored verses from the final act of Shakespeare's Merchant Of Venice for 16 of the most illustrious singers of the time, and this disc secures on CD the recording made soon after the work's premiere at the Royal Albert Hall on October 5, 1938 (my 45rpm EP is virtually worn-out).
Administered chloroform during one of his many operations, medical staff heard him singing in his sleep and this eventually led -through the involvement of Sir Henry Wood, founder of the Proms concert - to the Royal College of Music and a post-war career as an opera singer.
Administered chloroform during one of his many operations, medical staff heard him singing in his sleep and this eventually led - through the involvement of Sir Henry Wood, founder of the Proms concert - to the Royal College of Music and a postwar career as an opera singer.
This orchestra has only guest conductors but they have the greatest of them as the names of Nikisch, Richter, Savonoff, Mengelberg, Weingartner, Steinbach, Sir Thomas Beecham, Sir Henry Wood, Sir Landon Ronald, Hamilton Harty and Albert Coates will amply bear me out.
The retreat from Dunkirk was illustrated by For Those In Peril On the Sea and Hornpipe, an audience tap-along from Sir Henry Wood's Fantasia on British Sea Songs.
The range of correspondents is vast, including conductors such as Albert Coates, Sir Henry Wood, Sergei Koussevitzky, Hermann Scherchen, and Ernest Ansermet; soloists Joseph Szigeti, Pablo Casals, Robert Soetens, and Fedor Chaliapin; composers Igor Stravinsky, Nikolai Miaskovsky, and Maurice Ravel; directors Vsevolod Meyerhold and Alexander Tairov; Ballets Russes impresario Serge Diaghilev; and chess grandmaster Jose Capablanca.
TODAY NATIONAL OF MOROCCO 1869: Sir Henry Wood, English conductor, was born in London.
The Carl Rosa company, founded in 1873, is Britain's oldest opera company and can name Sir Thomas Beecham and Sir Henry Wood among its guest conductors.
OCTOBER 6: 1895 - Promenade Concerts founded by Sir Henry Wood. 1969 - Death of golfer Walter Hagen.