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Edmund Horace Fellowes

English musicologist, music editor, and Anglican clergyman

Education

  • He was educated at Winchester and Oxford.

Career

  • He was appointed curate of St. Anne's Wandsworth in 1894 and was ordained a priest of the Anglican Church in 1895. After 1900 Rev. Fellowes was a minor canon of St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, and from 1924 to 1927 he was choirmaster at St. George's.

Major achievements

  • Rev. Fellowes' principal contributions to music are two important works: The English Madrigal School (1912-1924), a thirty-six volume edition of the madrigals of the Elizabethan period, and The English School of Lutenist Song-Writers (1930=1932), in thirty-two volumes. Rev. Fellowes also published biographies of the Elizabethan composers William Byrd and Orlando Gibbons, and himself composed music for the services of the Anglican Church.
Edmund Fellowes
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Born November 11, 1870
Died December 21, 1951
(aged 81)
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