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PARRY, Sir Charles Hubert (1848-1918). Composer.
Testimonial signed for John E. Borland, 3 pages 4to on black-edged paper, Royal College of Music, no date. Borland had applied for an organist's post, probably at St Botolph's, where he became organist for many years.
'... When at the Royal College he held a scholarship for Horn-playing from 1889 to 1892, taking Organ as second study. He also studied composition, and showed more than usual interest in history and literary matters. ... [he] has showed remarkable gifts as a critic and writer on music. ...'

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