1851–1922

Introduction

Born: No­vem­ber 29, 1851, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Died: De­cem­ber 18, 1922, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Biography

Myles was the son of ar­tist Myles Bir­ket Fos­ter (1825–1899).

He at­tend­ed Brigh­ton and Guild­ford Gram­mar School, and en­tered the stock ex­change.

He sub­se­quent­ly en­rolled at the Roy­al Acad­e­my of Mu­sic, and was a pu­pil of Ha­mil­ton Clarke, Ar­thur Sul­li­van and Eb­e­ne­zer Prout.

He played the or­gan at St. James Church, Ma­ry­le­bone (1873), and St. George’s, Camp­den Hill (1875); the Found­ling Hos­pi­tal (1880–94); and at Her Ma­jes­ty’s The­a­tre. He was al­so choir­mas­ter of St. James, Hol­born.

Works

He com­posed child­ren’s can­ta­tas and much church music, and published:

Sources

Music

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