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H. Walford Davies
Birth: Sep. 6, 1869
Shropshire, England
Death: Mar. 11, 1941
Bristol, England

Composer. A native of Oswestry, Shropshire, England, he is best remembered for his 1918 work, "Royal Air Force March Past." Born Henry Walford Davies, he began his career as an organist at the famed Temple Church in London, England. He also served as a musical director at the University of Wales, and was a popularizer of classical music for BBC radio for sometime. In 1934, he was named as the Master of the King's Music in Great Britain, and served there until his death. His many honours include the Order of the British Empire in 1919, being knighted in 1922, and being awarded the Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order in 1937. He died in 1941. (bio by: K) 
Bristol Cathedral
Bristol Unitary Authority
Bristol, England
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Feb 25, 2007
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H. Walford Davies
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