PipeChat Digest #1148 - Friday, November 5, 1999
 
RE: William Harris, English composer
  by "Tim Byram-Wigfield" <t_byram-wigfield@jesus.cam.ac.uk>
 


(back) Subject: RE: William Harris, English composer From: "Tim Byram-Wigfield" <t_byram-wigfield@jesus.cam.ac.uk> Date: Fri, 5 Nov 1999 09:03:02 -0000   Fa la la!!! (in 1950s English!)   Tim BW     > -----Original Message----- > From: pipechat@pipechat.org [mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org]On Behalf Of > John L. Speller > Sent: 05 November 1999 02:31 > To: PipeChat; pnst@snip.net > Subject: Re: William Harris, English composer > > > Shirley wrote: > > > One more composer whose dates are elusive: William Harris. > He's evidently > > an English composer, somewhere around 1850-1900. > > Sir William Harris (1883-1973) was a Professor at the Royal College of > Music and Organist of St. George's Chapel, Windsor. My old organ > teacher was one of his pupils. One of his duties was to teach Princess > Elizabeth (now the Queen) and Princess Margaret to sing madrigals, and > my teacher used to get roped in to sing one of the male voices with > them. > > John Speller > > "Pipe Up and Be Heard!" > PipeChat: A discussion List for pipe/digital organs & related topics > HOMEPAGE : http://www.pipechat.org > List: mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org > Administration: mailto:admin@pipechat.org > Subscribe/Unsubscribe: mailto:requests@pipechat.org >