Allen, William Richard 3.feb.1891-22.feb.1956 Wales Merionethshire, Dolgelley (Dolgellau) - Ceredigion, Aberystwyth
pianist, organist, studied music with Walter Parratt, Frederick Bridge, Charles Stanford, Daniel Price and Thomas Dunhill at the Royal College of Music in London, awarded the Tagore Gold Medal, teacher voice at University College of Wales in Aberystwyth, music director of the Aberystwyth Operatic and Dramatic Society, clubmember honorary secretary of the Aberystwyth & College Music Club, 1936-1939 residing at Cartref on Brynmor Road in Aberystwyth, 1956 residing at Elmcroft Elm Tree Avenue ; son of grocer employer William Allen (Dolgelley 1863-) and Elizabeth Ann (London Bow 1862-) ; 1922 in Ffestiniog Merionethshire he married Jane 'Jean' Louie Jones (Ffestiniog 20.sep.1897-1965 London Ruislip)

Title Parts

[] Sweet lovers love the Spring. Part-song for SATB
words Shakespeare
pub W. R. Allen, Aberystwyth 1929

[] Benedicite, omnia opera. Shortened form
pub Novello & Co., London 1941

[] Bound for victory. pub1941
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