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Hurry, Cecil Baldwin, 1880-1969 (librarian and organist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1880 - 1969

Biography

Cecil Baldwin Hurry was Librarian of Trinity College, Cambridge. Alan Gray (1855-1935), composer, was born at York on 23 December 1855, and educated at St Peter's School, York, and Trinity College, Cambridge. He was Director of Music, Wellington College, 1883-1893; organist of Trinity College, 1893-1930; and conductor of the Cambridge University Musical Society, 1893-1912. Gray composed cantatas and church music. He died at his home at Chaucer Road, Cambridge, on 27 September 1935.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

 Fonds

Scrapbook on Alan Gray, Mus. D.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8496
Scope and Contents

A scrapbook on Alan Gray, compiled by Cecil Hurry, containing postcards and letters from Gray to Hurry, letters to Hurry concerning Gray, obituaries of Gray from newspapers, and other material. At the front of the volume is a photograph of Alan Gray.

Dates: 1950 (Circa)
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