Allum, Walter John 11.oct.1895-13.jan.1986 England Oxfordshire, Wheatley - Gloucestershire, Cirencester
pianist, poet, draftsman by profession, 1900 residing with his parents at Church Road in Wheatley, 1910 at a home farm in Old Marston near Oxford, 1918 he lived under one roof with composer Havergal Brian (1876-1972) who suggested him to sent his compositions to Granville Bantock, since 1918 he remained a life-long correspondent and friend of Havergal Brian ; son of gardener John Frederick Allum (Oxfordshire, Crowmarsh Gifford 1863-23.may.1935 Oxfordshire) and Emily Taylor (Worcestershire, Clifton Upton Teme 1861-22.oct.1935 Oxfordshire) ; 1925 in Headington Oxfordshire he married Helen Z Cook (4.apr.1892-1973 Cirencester)

[not to confuse with Isle of Dogs paint & varnish warehouse worker Walter Allum born London Millwall, 3.jan.1895 baptized at St John's church in London Cubitt Town as son of dock worker Alfred John Allum (London Tower Hill 1860-1910 London Poplar) and Emily Kate Hind (Guildford 1865-1909 London Poplar) who married 1.feb.1891 at All Saints in London Poplar]

Title Parts

[] Nocturne. Piano left-hand
[] Prelude in d. Piano
[] Preludes on original vespers. Organ [] 1 - Lord send Thy peace
[] 2 - By Thy grace dear Lord
[] Aspatia's song. Voice and piano
[] Come away. Voice and piano
[] Sweet was the song. Voice and piano
[] Take, O take those lips away. Voice and piano
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