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There's something in the British after all (British valor)
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Creator : Knox, W. R. (William Robert)
Place Of Creation : Adelaide :
Publisher : Vardon & Sons,
Date of creation : [1910?]
Additional Creator : Edwards, Herbert Symon, Josiah, Sir, 1846-1934
Format : Sheet music
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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WR Knox was born in Adelaide, South Australia in July 1861.
He is considered to be one of South Australia's more prolific composers. He wrote and published church music but also wrote popular songs and instrumental music including Our Cadets (1901), Australian Heroes (1903) and Elaine morceaue brilliant in E flat (c1900). In May 1898 he published The Australian Pianoforte Tutor.
Knox's style as a composer is described as "melodiuous, brilliant but not too difficult, and well suited to the genius of the instrument".

Knox dedicated this piece to Sir Josiah Symon.

Coverage year : 1910
Period : 1884-1913
Further reading :

Glennon, James. Australian music & musicians, Adelaide : Rigby, c1968

Loyau, George E. Notable South Australians, or, Colonists - past and present, Hampstead Gardens, S.A. : Austaprint, 1978

Internet links :

Search for music, sound and video in the National Library of Australia's Trove

Australian Dictionary of Biography: Sir Josiah Symon



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