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Thomas F. Dunhill

Thomas Frederick Dunhill (1 February 1877 – 13 March 1946) was a prolific English composer in many genres, though he is best known today for his light music and educational piano works. His compositions include much chamber music, a song cycle, The Wind Among the Reeds, and an operetta Tantivy Towers that had a successful London run in 1931. He was also a teacher, examiner and writer on musical subjects.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 1, 1877 (Hampstead), Died March 13, 1946 (Scunthorpe)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-55183 10-in. 8/1/1929 The clothes of heaven Emerson Conzelman Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 74151 12-in. 9/1/1920 A sea dirge Gervase Elwes ; Frederick B. Kiddle Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Gramophone 0EA2182 10-in. 7/23/1935 The cloths of heaven John McCormack ; Edwin Schneider Male vocal solo, with piano composer  


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