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Arnold Goldsbrough (Conductor, Organ, Harpsichord)

Born: October 26, 1892 - Gomersal, England
Died: December 14, 1964 - Tenbury Wells, England

The English organist, harpsichordist, and conductor, Arnold (Wainwright) Goldsbrough, studied in Bradford. Later he took courses in double bass, conducting, and composition at the Royal College of Music in London 1920-1922).

In 1923 Arnold Goldsbrough joined the faculty of the Royal College of Music, and concurrently held various posts as an organist. In 1948 he founded his own orchestra in London, with which he devoted himself to the performance of early music. In 1960 the orchestra became the English Chamber Orchestra, which subsequently gained a distinguished reputation.

 

Source: Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (1997)
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Aryeh Oron (March 2006)

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