1851, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England.

October 20, 1911, Bristol, England.

After a short business career, Kidner became a professional musician in 1875. Upon the death of his friend Alfred Stone, he became secretary and manager of the Bristol Music Festival, a post he held over 30 years. During this period, he was actively engaged teaching singing classes and choirs, and conducting the Bristol Gleemen, a society he founded in 1886.

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