Sir William George Cusins was an English pianist, violinist, organist, conductor and composer. He was appointed Master of the Queen's Musick by Queen Victoria in 1870, succeeding George Frederick Anderson, who had retired. He was knighted on 5 August 1892 (the only Master to be knighted during his term of office) and received the Cross of Isabella the Catholic in 1893. Sir William Cusins produced editions of the piano music of Robert Schumann. Among his works as a composer are Royal Wedding Serenata (1863), concert overture Les Travailleurs de la mer (1869), the oratorio Gideon (produced Gloucester, 1871), overture to William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost (1875), Piano Concerto in A minor, marches and songs.
|As Through the Land at Eve We Went||Song Cycle||Voice(s) and Piano|
|Of Old Sat Freedom on the Heights||Song Cycle||Choir and Instrument|
|Oh! Who Would Fight and March||Song Cycle||Voice(s) and Piano|
|The Brook||Song Cycle||Voice(s) and Piano|
|The Sailor Boy||Song Cycle||Voice(s) and Piano|
|The Song of King Arthur's Knights||Song Cycle||Solo voice(s)|