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Stanford, Sir Charles Villiers, 1852-1924 (Knight, composer and conductor)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1852 - 1924

Biography

Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) was born in Dublin on 30 September 1852. He attended Trinity College, Cambridge, where he became the organist, and studied music in Germany. He was Professor of Composition and Orchestral Playing at the Royal College of Music, London, 1887-1924, and conductor of the Bach Choir, London, 1885-1902. Stanford composed seven symphonies for orchestra, and was a prolific writer of chamber music. He was knighted in 1902, and died in Cambridge on 29 March 1924.

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Correspondence of Sir Charles V. Stanford (1852-1924), 10 Apr. 1888-21 Dec. 1914 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8781/476-481
Dates: 10 Apr. 1888-21 Dec. 1914 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Corrrespondence of Sir Charles V. Stanford (1852-1924), 26 Oct. 1894-12 Nov. 1894 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8781/474-475
Dates: 26 Oct. 1894-12 Nov. 1894 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Hugh Fraser Stewart and family: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7671
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters and papers relating to the life and career of Hugh Fraser Stewart and to the lives of the members of his family. The papers include correspondence of Stewart's wife Jessie, and of her father, mother and sisters. There is also correspondence of Stewart's brother-in-law Francis Jenkinson, as well as papers acquired by Stewart for his Memoir of the late librarian, published in 1926. The Stewart and Crum families's shared interest in music is represented in the...
Dates: 1850-1950 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Letter from C.V. Stanford and G.W. Prothero to J. Peile, 18 June 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/36/5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Includes correspondence, verses, notes and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 18 June 1892
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Letter from Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, 22 Dec. 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8990/487
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Letters to Owen Seaman, many accepting or declining invitations to a dinner of the Royal Literary Fund in 1912.

Dates: 22 Dec. 1919
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from Sir Charles Villiers Stanford to John Willis Clark, 14 June 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8955/79
Scope and Contents

He left various things at Clark's, including proof sheets of 'The Veiled Prophets'

Dates: 14 June 1893
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from Sir Charles Villiers Stanford to John Willis Clark, 6 Feb. 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8955/78a
Scope and Contents

Invitation to Clark and Mrs Clark to meet him in Paris

Dates: 6 Feb. 1893
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from Sir Charles Villiers Stanford to John Willis Clark, 5 Mar. 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8955/80
Scope and Contents

Programme for his visit to Cambridge

Dates: 5 Mar. 1894
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Memorial to the Vice Chancellor, 16 June 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/36/3
Scope and Contents Signed by J.D. Duff, J.C. Saunders, A.T. Lyttelton, C.V. Stanford, J.W. Clark, G.W. Prothero, Arthur Tilley, F.W. Maitland, Alex. Hill, J.A. Ewing, W.J. Lewin, Arthur E. Shipley, E.S. Roberts, John B. Lock, William Raynes, W.L. Mollison, Henry Henn, W. Aldis Wright, W. Headlam, R.A. Neil, E.T.S. Carr, J.H. Middleton, W.E. Heitland, F. Pattrick, E.W. Thompson, S.G. Phear, R. Burn, W.S. Hadley, J. Hamblin Smith, W.M. Fawcett, Herbert E. Ryle, W.H. Macaulay, S.F. Harmer, Laurence Humphry, H.R....
Dates: 16 June 1892
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sir Charles V. Stanford: Letters to Alfred Littleton

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9370
Scope and Contents Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924), composer, conductor and teacher of music, was Professor of Composition at the Royal College of Music 1883-1924 and Professor of Music at Cambridge 1887-1924. Alfred Henry Littleton (1845-1914) was chairman of Novello & Co. publishing house.Correspondence mostly from Stanford to Littleton, on music publishing matters; (1-3) are to Henry Littleton (Alfred Littleton's father), 1876; (26) is a note from Charles Steggall to Littleton,...
Dates: 1876-1916
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sir Charles Villiers Stanford: Correspondence to John Peile and Francis Jenkinson, 1893-1921

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/1342-1343
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1893-1921
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sir Charles Villiers Stanford: Notes on first Bayreuth Festival

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8649
Scope and Contents

Pencil notes on the first Bayreuth Festival in 1876.

Dates: 1920 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sir Charles Villiers Stanford: Symphony no. 7, Op. 124.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5349
Scope and Contents

Autograph. 58 folios

Dates: 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

STANFORD, Charles Villiers, 31 Jan. 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1/66
Scope and Contents

Single letter from Charles Stanford to Horace Darwin dated 31 January 1892 in which Stanford sets out the difficulties and his objections to a proposed marriage between Francis Jenkinson and Mildred Wetton, the sister of Jenkinson's late wife Marian Wetton. Marriage between a man and his dead wife's sister was then forbidden until the passing of The Deceased Wife's Sister's Marriage Act in 1907.

Dates: 31 Jan. 1892
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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