Scots composer William Wallace was born in Greenock in 1860 and studied medicine at his father's insistence. He served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during World War I. Late in a long and varied career, which included the introduction of symphonic poems into British music, Wallace was made Professor of Harmony and Composition and Professorial Chief of the library at the Royal Academy of Music He died in 1940.
William Wallace: Scottish Composer 1860-1940
Analysis of four works, The Passing of Beatrice, Villon, Sir William Wallace, and Sister Helen plus biographical information.
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