Charles Villiers Stanford

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  • Born: 30th September 1852
  • Died: 29th March 1924
  • Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Sir Charles Villiers Stanford was an Irish composer, music teacher, and conductor. Born to a well-off and highly musical family in Dublin, Stanford was educated at the University of Cambridge before studying music in Leipzig and Berlin. He was instrumental in raising the status of the Cambridge University Musical Society, attracting international stars to perform with it