Music manuscripts of Gerald Finzi

Scope and Content

Manuscripts and photocopies of scores, mostly performance material hired out by Boosey & Hawkes.

Administrative / Biographical History

Gerald Finzi (1901-56) was a composer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library by Boosey & Hawkes, c 1995.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Material

See also: Works of Gerald Finzi (MSS. Mus. b. 33-4, b. 43, c. 376-98).