1823–1895

Introduction

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 5, 1823, North Cheam, Sur­rey, Eng­land (birth name: Rack­straw).

Died: Ju­ly 2, 1895, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Biography

An Eng­lish pi­a­nist, once a pu­pil of Men­dels­sohn and of Stern­dale Ben­nett, Rock­stro was in­flu­en­tial in mu­sic­al ed­u­ca­tion and in mu­sic gen­er­al­ly. One of his most po­pu­lar songs was Queen and Hunt­ress.

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Music

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