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musician

Wilberfoss George Owst, musician. Member Guild of Organists, England.

Background

Owst, Wilberfoss George was born on June 13, 1861 in London, England. Son of Wilberfoss and Isabel Owst.

Education

Studied law 3 yrs; student of Doctors Immanual Faisst, Percy Goetschius, Paul Glengel and Herren Carl Doppler and Hermann Zumpe.

Career

Composer of numerous anthems and church works, secular vocal quartets and choruses, cantata for chorus and orchestra The Message of the Winds.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer of numerous anthems and church works, secular vocal quartets and choruses, cantata for chorus and orchestra The Message of the Winds. The authorized official hymn for the opening of the Jamestown Exposition, 1907. A melodrama (Rossetti’s), White Ship.

      Also several songs.

Membership

Member Guild of Organists, England.

Connections

father:
Wilberfoss Owst

mother:
Isabel Owst