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Henry Hiles
Short Name: Henry Hiles
Full Name: Hiles, Henry, 1826-1904
Birth Year: 1826
Death Year: 1904

Born: December 31, 1826, Shrewsbury, England.
Died: October 20, 1904, Worthing, England.

Hiles was educated at Oxford (BMus 1862, DMus 1867). He played the organ at Shrewsbury, as his brother’s deputy (1846); Bishopwearmouth (1847); St. Michael’s, Wood Street (1859); the Blind Asylum, Manchester (1859); Bowden (1861); and St. Paul’s, Manchester (1863-67). He lectured in harmony and composition at Owen’s College in Manchester (1867) and Victoria University (1879), and was Professor at the Manchester College of Music (1893). He also conducted musical societies in Lancashire and Yorkshire, and owned and edited the Quarterly Music Review (1885-88). He retired in 1904, moving to Pinner, near Harrow. His works include:

Twelve Tunes to Original or Favourite Hymns, 1867
Harmony of Sounds, three editions: 1871, 1872, 1879
Wesley Tune Book, 1872 (editor)
Grammar of Music, 1879
First Lessons in Singing (Manchester: Hime & Addison, 1881)
Part Writing or Modern Counterpoint (Novello: 1884)
Harmony or Counterpoint, 1889
Harmony, Choral or Counterpun

Tunes by Henry Hiles (11)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
ALPHA (Hiles)H. Hiles (Composer)213267 12336 51233
BIRKDALEH. Hiles (Composer)232134 61117 66543
FIAT LUX (Hiles)Henry Hiles, (1826-1904) (Composer)735145 31234 62
HOLYROOD (Hiles)Henry Hiles (1826- ) (Composer)416443 32215 44332
[It is a good thing to give thanks] (Hiles)H. Hiles (Composer)212352 41171
JERUSALEM (Hiles)H. Hiles (1826- ) (Composer)256266 71432 61711
[Chant] (Hiles 12362)Dr. Hiles (Composer)512362 51171
ST. LEONARD (Hiles)Henry Hiles (Composer)19512432 21112 22222
SWEDEN (Hiles)Henry Hiles (Composer)2333351 54333 64576
THORNTON (Hiles)H. Hiles, Mus. D. (Composer)212343 61532 32234
TREVES (Hiles)H. Hiles (Composer)715711 44351 3625
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