Sir Henry Wood
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Sir Henry Wood fifty years of the Proms

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Published by British Broadcasting Corporation in London .
Written in English


  • Wood, Henry, -- Sir, -- 1869-1944.

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Statement[by W.W. Thompson...[et al.].
ContributionsThompson, W. W.
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Open LibraryOL14168596M

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About. Sir Henry J. Wood (), co-founder and chief conductor of the Proms for nearly half a century, is often noted for his championing of the leading composers of the day, including Richard Strauss, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Sibelius, and Vaughan Williams. Field Marshal Sir Henry Evelyn Wood, VC, GCB, GCMG (9 February – 2 December ) was a British Army officer. After an early career in the Royal Navy, Wood joined the British Army in He served in several major conflicts including the Indian Mutiny where, as a lieutenant, he was awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest award for valour in the face of the enemy that is awarded to Battles/wars: Crimean War, Indian Mutiny, Third Anglo . Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Sir Henry J. Wood (), co-founder and chief conductor of the Proms, is often noted for his championing of the leading composers of the day, including Richard Strauss, Debussy, Rachmaninov, Ravel and Vaughan Williams. He also played pivotal role in advocating and performing the music of .

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