1859–1949

Introduction

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Born: Ap­ril 11, 1859, Wood­house, Ol­ves­ton, Glou­ces­ter­shire, Eng­land.

Died: Ap­ril 3, 1949, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Buried: His ash­es were in­ter­red in the cen­ter aisle of St. Barn­a­bas Church, Pim­li­co, Lon­don, Eng­land.

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Biography

Harwood at­tend­ed Char­ter­house, Go­dalm­ing; Tri­ni­ty Col­lege, Ox­ford (MusB 1880, BA 1881, MA 1884, MusD 1896); and stu­died in Leip­zig, Ger­ma­ny.

He played the or­gan at St. Bar­na­bas Church, Pim­li­co, Lon­don (1883–87); Ely Ca­thed­ral (1887–92); and Christ Church Ca­thed­ral, Ox­ford (1892–1909).

He also served as pre­cen­tor of Ke­ble Col­lege at Ox­ford, con­duct­ed the Ox­ford Or­ches­tral As­so­ci­a­tion (1892–98) and Ox­ford Bach Choir (1896–1900), and was mu­sic­al ed­it­or of the 1908 Ox­ford Hymn Book.

He re­tired as or­gan­ist of Christ Church Ca­thed­ral at age 50, to run the fa­mi­ly es­tate at Wood­house, near Ol­ves­ton, Glou­ces­ter­shire.

Sources

Music