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Creator : Knox, W. R. (William Robert)
Place Of Creation : Adelaide :
Publisher : J.H. Fray,
Date of creation : [1889]
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 which include 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."

Related names :

Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts), Unnaccompanied

Coverage year : 1889
Period : 1884-1913
Further reading :

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

Holmes, Robyn
The collector's book of sheet music covers
Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2001

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

Music : a monthly journal devoted to the interests of the art and trade in South Australia
Adelaide : [Distributed by] Cawthorne & Co. for the Proprietors, [1896-1900]
See December 1898 and September 1900

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