PATRIA (Dunhill)

PATRIA (Dunhill)

Composer: Thomas F. Dunhill
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Composer: Thomas F. Dunhill

Born: February 1, 1877, Hamp­stead, Lon­don, Eng­land. Died: March 13, 1946, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, Eng­land. Buried: Appleby, Lincolnshire, England. Dunhill was a gif­ted pi­a­no stu­dent, and a child­hood en­thu­si­ast for the light op­er­as of Gil­bert & Sull­i­van, whose work he em­u­lat­ed by com­pos­ing a number of small op­er­et­tas in his teens. In 1893, he en­rolled at the Roy­al Col­lege of Mu­sic, London, stu­dy­ing pi­a­no­for­te un­der Frank­lin Tay­lor and com­po­si­tion un­der Charles Stan­ford. His con­tem­po­rar­ies in­clud­ed Ralph Vaugh­an Will­iams, Gus­tav Holst, and John Irel­and, who re­mained a life­long friend. He won an open schol­ar­ship for com­po… Go to person page >

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Title: PATRIA (Dunhill)
Composer: Thomas F. Dunhill
Meter: D
Incipit: 56512 43334 36713


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Church Hymns #408

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