Haydn Wood

Haydn Wood Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • Born
    25th March 1882
  • Died
    11th March 1959
  • Birthplace

Haydn Wood was a 20th-century English composer and a respected violinist. Haydn Wood was born in the Yorkshire town of Slaithwaite on 25 March 1882. When he was three years old his family moved to the Isle of Man, an island which was often a source of inspiration for the composer. In 1897, at the Royal College of Music, he studied violin with Enrique Fernández Arbós and composition with Charles Villiers Stanford. In 1901, he was soloist at a special concert commemorating the opening of the Royal College of Music's Concert Hall. The concert was attended by Joseph Joachim (who had heard him play before) and Pablo de Sarasate. They were so impressed that they sent him to Brussels for study with the renowned teacher César Thomson. He then embarked on a world tour, accompanying the Canadian soprano Dame Emma Albani, and they continued their association for a further eight years.

Title Form Instrument Ratings
Love's Garden of Roses Song Voice(s) and Piano
Play Time Song Choir and Instrument
Roses of Picardy Song Voice(s) and Piano
Slumber Song Song Solo Instrument and Piano