Anderson, William Robert 7.dec.1891-28.jan.1979 England Lancashire, Blackburn - Dorset, Bournemouth
pianist, organist, choirmaster, critic, musicologist, 1907 graduated from PHG School in Blackburn, 1915 BM from Durham University, studied with Cuthbert Whitemore, piano with Alice Julia Osborne, organ with Frederick Herbert Wood, 1908-1912 organist/choirmaster of the Antley Wesleyan Church in Accrington, 1912-1915 of the Great James Street Presbyterian Church in Londonderry North Ireland and 1921-1923 of the Highgate Presbyterian Church in London, 1920 trainer teachers of singing at the London Academy of Music, 1921-1925 editor of the Music Teacher, 1920 critic of Gramophone and the Musical News, 1922 of the Musical Times, 1925-1935 of the Observer, the Evening News and the Music Teacher, 1934-1936 residing at 34 Brent Street in London Hendon, 1938-1940 music teacher at Morley College, 1940-1961 examiner for Trinity College of Music London, 1961-1979 residing at Chine Court 9 McKinley Road in Bournemouth ; son of woollen draper Thomas Anderson (Scotland, Clashanwarren 14.mar.1836-14.mar.1920 Blackburn) and Elizabeth Leeming (Yorkshire, Slaidburn 1851-1924 Liverpool) ; 26.feb.1925 at St Giles in London he married Winifred Florence Cooke (London Marylebone 31.aug.1899-15.feb.1998 Dorset, Poole)

Title Parts

[] Good-night dear. Voice and piano
pub M. Witmark, New York 1908

[] Here's to the girl
pub M. Witmark & Sons, Chicago 1908

[] Take it from me. Musical comedy. Street Theatre, New York 31mar 1919
libretto William B. Johnstone
pub M. Witmark, New York 1919

[] Perkie Nutts. Musical play. Playhouse, Faversham 14apr1919
libretto John St George

[] A paean for Christmas. SATB Choir
words Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
pub Stainer & Bell, London 1929

[] I will extole thee. SATB Choir and organ
pub Stainer & Bell, London 1929

[] I will sing of the mercies of the Lord. Anthem. SATB Choir and organ
pub Stainer & Bell, London 1929

[] Come, we shepherds whose blest sight. Nativity carol. Unison voices and piano
words Richard Crashaw
pub Stainer & Bell, London 1930

[] He that loves a rosy cheek. Four-part song
words T. Carew
pub Boosey & Co., London and New York 1930

[] The venetian gondolier. TTBB Choir and piano
words Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Tonic sol-fa translation by H. J. Timothy
pub Stainer & Bell, London 1932

[] Londonderry air. Unison or two-part choir
pub Stainer & Bell, London 1936

[] My lady greensleeves. Two part song
words Old English
pub Stainer & Bell, London 1947

[] Rhythmic sight-singing
pub J. Fischer & Bro., Glen Rock New Jersey / Rushworth & Dreaper, Liverpool 1922-1933
Part 1 - Diatonic, by Charles C. Doorly
Part 2 - Chromatics, minor mode, compound time, by W. R. Anderson
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