1824–1910

Introduction

Born: De­cem­ber 18, 1824, Cam­bridge, Eng­land.

Died: May 20, 1910, Cam­bridge, Eng­land.

Biography

Amps was ed­u­cat­ed at Pe­ter­house, Cam­bridge (BA 1858, MA 1862).

He played the or­gan at the Col­lege for some time, and at King’s Col­lege (1855–76) and Christ’s Col­lege.

He con­duct­ed the Camb­ridge Un­i­ver­si­ty Mu­sic­al So­ci­e­ty for ma­ny years, and was known as a com­pos­er of pi­a­no­for­te so­na­tas and part songs.

Sources

Music

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