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Henry Leslie

Henry David Leslie (18 June 1822 – 5 February 1896) was an English composer and conductor. Leslie was a leader in supporting amateur choral musicians in Britain, founding prize-winning amateur choral societies. He was also a supporter of musical higher education, helping to found national music schools.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 18th, 1822 (London), Died February 5th, 1896 (Shropshire)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-29577 10-in. 3/5/1924 Scotts, wha' hae' Mendelssohn Chorus Mixed vocal chorus arranger  
Columbia 47334 10-in. 2/1/1917 O memory Nannette Flack ; Ida Gardner ; James Harrod Female-male vocal trio, with orchestra composer  


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