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Collection Level Description: Music Manuscripts of Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen

Reference: MSS. Mus. b. 45, f. 56-9
Title: Music Manuscripts of Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen
Dates of Creation: 1878-1934
Extent: 5 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen (1852-1935) was a composer and conductor. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Autograph music manuscripts of Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen. Most of the works are unpublished.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were bought from Kenneth Mummery in 1983.

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Access Points


Cowen | Frederic Hymen | 1852-1935 | Sir | Knight, Composer, and Conductor

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