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|Sharp, Cecil James.|
Adm. at CLARE, June 7, 1879. [Eldest s. of James, slate-merchant, of 84, Cornwall Gardens, London (and Jane Bloyd).
B. Nov. 22, 1859.
Schools, Uppingham and University College School, London.] Matric. Michs. 1879; B.A. 1883; Hon.
Collector of and writer on folk-songs and dances.
Associate to the Chief Justice of South Australia, 1883-9. Co-director of the Adelaide College of Music, 1889-91.
Music Master at Ludgrove School, 1893-1910.
Principal of the Hampstead conservatoire of Music, 1896-1905.
Director of the English folk-dance society, 1912-24.
Occasional Inspector, Board of Education, 1919-23.
Married, 1893, Constance Dorothea, dau. of Priestley Birch, of Woolston, near Kingsbridge, [p.474] Devon, and had issue.
Author, A Book of British Song; English Folk-Song, some Conclusions; English Folk-Carols; English Folk-Chanteys; etc.
Resided latterly at 36, High Street, Southampton.
Died June 23, 1924.
Sch. Reg.; D.N.B.; Who was Who.)
|Cecil James SHARP |
Approx. lifespan: 18591924
Adm Clare College 1879:06:07
Eldest s. of James SHARP
slate-merchant, of 84 Cornwall Gardens, London , (and Jane Bloyd)
schools Sch: Uppingham School Uppingham, [Rutland],
and Sch: University College School London ,
Hon. Mus.M. 1923
Collector of: and writer on folk-songs and dances.
Associate to the Chief Justice of: South Australia , Australia , 1883-89
Co-Director of the Sch: Adelaide College Adelaide, ???, of Music, [Australia], 1889-91
Music Master at: : Sch: Ludgrove School Ludgrove, [London ???], 1893-1910
Principal of: : Hampstead conservatoire of Music, [London], 1896-1905
Director of: : English folk-dance society 1912-24
Occasional Inspector: Board of Education 1919-23
m. 1893 Constance Dorothea BIRCH dau. of Priestley BIRCH of Woolston, near Kingsbridge, Devon ,
Publ.: A Book of British Song; English Folk-Song, some Conclusions; English Folk-Carols; English Folk-Chanteys ; etc.
latterly 36 High Street, Southampton, [Hampshire],
( Uppingham School Roll; University College School Reg.; D.N.B.; Who was Who .)