Austin, Robert Edwin 27.mar.1891-26.mar.1965 England, London Barnsbury - Cambridge
bandmaster, born at 90 Barnsbury Road in Islington, 14.may.1897 baptized at St Mark in Noel Park while residing there at 26 Beech Road, 1900 residing at Gladstone Avenue in Noel Park, educated at Noel Park School, 1910 the family had moved to Cambridge, 1921-1953 bandmaster of the British Legion Band in Cambridge, 1945 chairman and 1958 president of the East Anglian Brass Band Association, 1945 vice-president of the National League of Band Associations (NLBA), 1946-1947 founder/editor of the Brass Band Revue, founder/member of the National Association of Brass Band Conductors (NABBC), 1949 residing at Warley House, Great Shelford in Cambridge, 1950 bandmaster of the Spicers Silver Band, 1961-1965 residing at 58 Cambridge Road, Great Shelford in Cambridge ; son of goldsmith/grocer Robert William Austin (London Hoxton 1853-1935 Cambridge) and dressmaker Clementina Elesia Swift (Surrey, Camberwell 8.aug.1857-1945 Cambridge) ; 1924 in Billericay Essex he married Alicia Sugg (Essex, Eastham 17.oct.1899-1980 Cambridge)

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[] Dedicated to you. pub1944
music Robert Austin - ? Robert Edwin
ms The British Library, St Pancras London

[] (details unknown). many original works and arrangements for brass band
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