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COWEN, Sir Frederic (1852-1935)

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English conductor & composer. Né Frederic Hymen Cohen. Born 29 January 1852, Kingston, Jamaica. Son of Frederick Augustus Cohen and Emily Davis. Married Frederica Gwendoline Richardson, 23 June 1908, London, England. Died 6 October 1935, Hove, Sussex, England.

Moved to England with family in 1856. Visited Australia in 1888 to conduct the orchestra at the International Centennial Exhibition in Melbourne.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 245.

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