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Herbert Howells

Herbert Norman Howells (17 October 1892 – 23 February 1983) was an English composer, organist, and teacher, most famous for his large output of Anglican church music.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1892 (Gloucestershire), Died 1983 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-99941 10-in. 4/1/1936 A spotless rose University Singers of Western Reserve University Male vocal chorus, with male vocal solo composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Howells, Herbert," accessed October 25, 2020,

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"Howells, Herbert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 October 2020.

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