Hamilton Harty

Hamilton Harty

  • Born
    4th December 1879
  • Died
    19th February 1941
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Sir (Herbert) Hamilton Harty was an Irish composer, conductor, pianist and organist. After an early career as a church organist in his native Ireland, Harty moved to London at about age 20, soon becoming a well-known piano accompanist. The Musical Times called him "the prince of accompanists". As a composer he wrote throughout his career, many of his works being well received, though few are regularly performed in the 21st century.

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