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Sir Henry J Wood.

Born London, 3 March 1869.

Died Hitchin, 19 August 1944.

English conductor.

Sir Henry Wood is renowned as the founder of the seasons of Promenade Concerts in London which continue today under BBC management. His early career was devoted largely to opera, but he concentrated on concert work from 1896 onwards.

Roles in Scotland

Cenerentola 1892

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