The Who's Who Biography of Musician and Organist Orlando A. Mansfield.

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WHO WAS WHO. VOL.IEL 1929-1940: A companion to Who's Who containing the Biographies of those who died during the period 1929-1940. Published by Adam & Charles Black, 4-6 Soho Square London W1. 1941.

Page. 897898: Dr. Orlando Augustine Mansfield; Composer, Author, Editor, Lecturer, Examiner, etc.; b. Horningsham, Wilts, 28 Nov. 1863: son of Rev. James Pearse Mansfield, great grandson of Ch. Benyon Mansfield; step-brother of Sir James Mansfield; married first, 1886 to Mdlle. Jutz (d. 1933), Medallist of Conservatoire, Geneva; 2nd, 1936, Ruby M.V. Henderson, Torquay; one son. Education: privately. Fellow of Royal College of Organists, 1884; Licentiate of Trinity College London, 1884, and of London College of Music, 1890; Fellow of American Guild of Organists, 1910; Mus. Bac. Trinity Univ. Toronto, 1887 (Silver Medallist); Mus. Doc. 1890; University of Toronto, 1900; Organist, Holy Trinity, Torquay, 1885-95; Belgrave Church, Torquay, 1899-1912; Examiner for London College of Music since 1890; Prof, of Music, Wilson College, Pa., U.S.A., 1912-17; Prof, of Theory and Composition, Brenau College, Ga., U.S.A., 1918-23; returned to England, 1923. Publications: The Student's Harmony, 4 vols.; Mendelssohn's Organ Parts; Rudiments of Music; Editor of Cary Edition of Pianoforte Classics, Paxton's Climax and Star Albums, Smart's Organ Works, Rheinberger's Organ Works, English Organist (2 vols.); Pianoforte Pieces and Studies (9 books), etc.; 1000 Compositions and Arrangements and over 900 articles, reviews, etc., contributed to leading musical and denominational papers in England and America. Recreation: chess. Address: Sirsa House, Cheltenham, Gloucester. Died 6 July 1936.



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