William Vincent Wallace

William Vincent Wallace Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • Born
    11th March 1812
  • Died
    12th October 1865
  • Birthplace
    Waterford, Ireland

William Vincent Wallace was an Irish composer and musician. Vincent Wallace was a cultivated man and an accomplished musician, whose work as an operatic composer, at a period by no means encouraging to music in England, has a distinct historical value. Like Michael William Balfe, he was born an Irishman, and his reputation as one of the few composers known beyond the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland at that time is naturally coupled with Balfe's