1843–1907

Introduction

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 29, 1843, Ed­in­burgh, Scot­land.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 25, 1907, Ed­in­burgh, Scot­land.

Biography

Walter was the son of Tho­mas Hate­ley.

He was ed­u­cated at the High School in Edin­burgh. At age 18, he went to the Leip­zig Con­ser­va­tor­i­um and stu­died un­der Plai­dy, Mo­scheles, Rein­e­cke, Haup­tman, Rich­ter and Drys­chock (1861–64).

Upon re­turn­ing to Ed­in­burgh, he be­gan teach­ing, in­struct­ing in pi­a­no and sing­ing from 1870 un­til his death.

He al­so served as choir mas­ter at the Free High Church (1867–71) and Free St. George’s (1885–98).

Sources

Music

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