Copy of Sir Henry Wood: Fifty Years of the Proms

Scope and Content

Booklet published to commemorate the jubilee year of the Promenade Concerts and the 75th birthday of Sir Henry Wood. Includes preface by Ralph Hill and CB Rees, and Poet Laureate John Masefield. This booklet includes articles on the history of the Proms, Henry Wood's contribution and work as a conductor and his musical influence.

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This material is made available under the standard conditions of the Britten-Pears Foundation. Readers will be required to produce proof of identity and to sign a Reader’s Undertaking form.


Sir Henry Wood: Fifty Years of the Proms, No. 1762 (Norwich: Jarrold and Sons, 1944)