FOX-STRANGWAYS, Arthur Henry

FOX-STRANGWAYS, Arthur Henry. Norwich 14.9.1859 — Dinton, Wiltshire 2.5.1948. British Musicologist. Son of an officer, Walter Aston F.-S., and Harriet Elizabeth Bullier. Educated at Wellington College, studies at Balliol College, Oxford. Degree in Classics 1882, then two years at Hochschule für Musik in Berlin. Worked as schoolmaster at Dulwich (1884-86) and Wellington Colleges (1886-1910). Interested in Indian music he travelled 8 months in India in 1911. Then lived in London as music critic and from 1920 as the editor of Music and Letters, retired in 1936. Unmarried. A friend of R. Tagore and worked to make him known in the U.K.

Publications: Many writings on music.

The Music of Hindustan. 364 p. Oxford 1914.

Sources: Not in Who Was Who; *F. Howes, Music and Letters 50, 1969, 8-14 with photo; Wikipedia.

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