Au­gust 28, 1826, West­min­ster, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Sep­tem­ber 2, 1905, at home in St. Pan­cras, Lon­don, Eng­land.

St. Pan­cras Ce­me­te­ry, East Finch­ley, Lon­don, Eng­land.


Brother of George Mac­far­ren, Wal­ter served as a cho­ris­ter in West­min­ster Ab­bey (1836–41).

He en­tered the Roy­al Acad­e­my of Mu­sic in 1842 and was a pro­fes­sor of pi­a­no there (1846–1903).

He com­posed piec­es for pi­a­no, voice and pi­a­no, and vo­cal en­sem­ble, and for ma­ny years was a mu­sic cri­tic for The Queen.

  1. Barmouth
  2. Frykman
  3. Heri Mun­dus Ex­ul­ta­vit