Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Wood, Sir Henry

Sir Henry Joseph Wood(1869-1944), English conductor, studied at the Royal Academy of Music and later taught there. He conducted Royalty Theater, in 1985 he founded and conducted Queen's Hall Promenade Concerts(known as "The Proms") until his death, he also founded the Nottingham Orchestra in 1899. He was knighted in 1911.

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