Gloucestershire Wassail

Traditional, collected: Ralph Vaughan Williams

Through his composing, conducting, collecting, editing, and teaching, Ralph Vaughan Williams (b. Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, England, October 12, 1872; d. Westminster, London, England, August 26, 1958) became the chief figure in the realm of English music and church music in the first half of the twentieth century. His education included instruction at the Royal College of Music in London and Trinity College, Cambridge, as well as additional studies in Berlin and Paris. During World War I he served in the army medical corps in France. Vaughan Williams taught music at the Royal College of Music (1920-1940), conducted the Bach Choir in London (1920-1927), and directed the Leith Hill Music Festival in Dorking (1905-1953). A major influence i… Go to person page >

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First Line: Wassail, Wassail, all over the town!
Title: Gloucestershire Wassail
Traditional, collected: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Publication Date: 1978
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1978.

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