Autograph music manuscripts of Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen. Most of the works are unpublished.
Music Manuscripts of Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Mus. b. 45, f. 56-9
- Dates of Creation1878-1934
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description5 shelfmarks
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Administrative / Biographical History
Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen (1852-1935) was a composer and conductor. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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The manuscripts were bought from Kenneth Mummery in 1983.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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