Autographed Signed Letter (ASL) of Charles Harford Lloyd
Date Published: 1896
Binding: No binding
8-3/4 x 7 inches flat, folded to 4-3/8 x 7 inches, Handwritten 3pp of 4pp signed on Eaton College Windsor letterhead and dated Oct. 26, 96. To Sir William Henry Hadow a leading educational reformer in Great Britain and a musicologist. Suggesting music for a Ball, and including score from Mozart’s Concerto in D Minor and a D Minor Concerto (also with score). Ends with “They are breathtaking songs, but wonderfully beautiful”
Very good condition. Charles Harford Lloyd (was an English composer and organist. Charles became a well-known organist. Charles' most successful area was organ and choral but he wrote 3 clarinet pieces for his friend Randle Fynes Holme (1864-1957)
While studying at Magdalen Hall Lloyd was founder, with his friend Hubert Parry, and first president of the Oxford University musical club. He was organist of Gloucester Cathedral 1876-1881, Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford 1882-1891, then music teacher at Eton College from 1892. After retirement he was appointed organist at the Chapel Royal, St. James from 1914.