John Ireland (Composer)

John Ireland (Composer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Nicholson Ireland was an English composer. John Ireland was born in Bowdon, near Altrincham, Manchester, into a family of Scottish descent and some cultural distinction. His father, Alexander Ireland, a publisher and newspaper proprietor, was aged 70 at John's birth. John was the youngest of the five children of Alexander's second marriage. His mother, Annie n e Nicholson, was 30 years younger than Alexander. She died in October 1893, when John was 14, and Alexander died the following year, when John was 15. John Ireland was described as "a self-critical, introspective man, haunted by memories of a sad childhood." By that time he had entered the Royal College of Music. He studied piano and organ there, and later composition under Charles Villiers Stanfordshow more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136755785
  • 9786136755786