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George Thalben-Ball

Sir George Thomas Thalben-Ball CBE (18 June 189618 January 1987) was an organist and composer who, though originally from Australia, spent most of his life in Britain. [1]

29 relations: Alexandra Palace, Australia, Birmingham City Organist, Composer, Diana, Princess of Wales, Ernest Lough, Finlandia, Hear My Prayer, Highgate Cemetery, HMV, Jean Sibelius, Jennifer Bate, Knight Bachelor, Lambeth degree, London, Meredith Davies, Order of the British Empire, Organist, Piano Concerto No. 3 (Rachmaninoff), Psalms, Royal Albert Hall, Royal College of Music, Royal College of Organists, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Sydney, Temple Church, University of Birmingham, Virgil Fox, Walford Davies.

Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace is a historic entertainment venue in Alexandra Park, London.

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Australia

Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

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Birmingham City Organist

Birmingham City Organist is an appointment made by the City of Birmingham.

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Composer

A composer (Latin ''com''+''ponere'', literally "one who puts together") is a person who creates music.

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Diana, Princess of Wales

Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances; née Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997), was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Ernest Lough

Ernest Arthur Lough (pronounced "Luff"; 17 November 1911 – 22 February 2000) was an English boy soprano who sang the famous solo "O for the Wings of a Dove" from Mendelssohn's "Hear My Prayer" for the Gramophone Company (later HMV and then EMI) in 1927.

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Finlandia

Finlandia, Op.

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Hear My Prayer

"Hear My Prayer" (Hör' mein Bitten) is a Christian anthem for soprano solo, chorus (SATB) and organ or orchestra composed by Felix Mendelssohn in Germany in 1844.

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Highgate Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery is a place of burial in north London, England.

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HMV

HMV Retail Ltd, formerly HMV Group plc, is a British entertainment retailing company operating in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius, born Johan Julius Christian Sibelius (8 December 186520 September 1957), was a Finnish violinist and composer of the late Romantic and early-modern periods.

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Jennifer Bate

Jennifer Lucy Bate OBE (born 11 November 1944) is a British concert organist.

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Knight Bachelor

The appointment of Knight Bachelor (Kt) is a part of the British honours system.

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Lambeth degree

A Lambeth degree is an academic degree conferred by the Archbishop of Canterbury under the authority of the Ecclesiastical Licences Act 1533 (25 Hen VIII c 21) (Eng) as successor of the papal legate in England.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Meredith Davies

(Albert) Meredith Davies CBE (30 July 1922 - 9 March 2005) was a British conductor, renowned for his advocacy of English music by composers such as Benjamin Britten, Frederick Delius and Ralph Vaughan Williams.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Organist

An organist is a musician who plays any type of organ.

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Piano Concerto No. 3 (Rachmaninoff)

The Piano Concerto No.

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Psalms

The Book of Psalms, Tehillim in Hebrew (or meaning "Praises"), commonly referred to simply as Psalms or "the Psalms", is the first book of the Ketuvim ("Writings"), the third section of the Hebrew Bible.

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Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall is a concert hall on the northern edge of South Kensington, London, best known for holding the Proms concerts annually each summer since 1941.

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Royal College of Music

The Royal College of Music is a conservatoire established by royal charter in 1882, located in South Kensington, London, UK.

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Royal College of Organists

The Royal College of Organists or RCO, is a charity and membership organisation based in the United Kingdom, with members worldwide.

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Sergei Rachmaninoff

Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (Russian: Серге́й Васи́льевич Рахма́нинов;; – 28 March 1943), was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor.

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Sydney

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Temple Church

The Temple Church is a late 12th-century church in the City of London located between Fleet Street and the River Thames, built by the Knights Templar as their English headquarters.

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University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham (informally Birmingham University) is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

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Virgil Fox

Virgil Keel Fox (May 3, 1912 in Princeton, Illinois – October 25, 1980 in Palm Beach, Florida) was an American organist, known especially for his flamboyant "Heavy Organ" concerts of the music of Bach.

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Walford Davies

Sir Henry Walford Davies KCVO OBE (6 September 1869 &ndash; 11 March 1941) was a British composer, who held the title Master of the King's Musick<!-- Note "Musick" is not a typo. Correct spelling of the title until change to "Music" in 1975.--> from 1934 until 1941.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Thalben-Ball

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