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Born London, 7 April 1820.

Died London, 27 March 1867.

English conductor and composer.

Alfred Mellon began his musical career as a player in various London orchestras, including Covent Garden. He later took up conducting, and spent several seasons with the Pyne-Harrison company, which launched a number of new works by British composers. These included an opera of his own, Victorine (1859).

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