STRANGWAYS, Arthur Henry Fox

STRANGWAYS, Arthur Henry Fox. Norwich 14.9.1859 — Dinton, Wiltshire 2.5.1948. British Musicologist. Son of an officer, educated at Wellington College and Oxford (Balliol College), then two years at Berlin Hochschule für Musik. From 1884 teacher at Dulwich College, then 1887-1910 at Wellington College. During a visit to India became interested in Indian music, in 1911 returned and studied it during eight months. Then living in London and working as music critic in The Times, then (from 1925) in The Observer. Retired only in 1939. His book remained long time the standard exposition.

Publications: The Music of Hindostan. 10+364 p. Oxford 1914.

Financed and edited the Music and Letters 1920–36.

Sources: Wikipedia.

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