Papers of George Firth relating to his published work on Donald Tovey
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- Firth, George, 1901-1983 (scientist, professional singer, teacher, choral and orchestral conductor, lecturer, administrator and author) (Person)
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During army service Firth rose to the rank of Major and became Head of the Arts Department at Newbattle Abbey near Edinburgh. In 1955, Firth was awarded the O.B.E. for services to music in Scotland.
Dr. George Firth died on 22 May 1983.
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- Papers of Dr. George Firth (1901-1983) relating to his work on Sir Donald Francis Tovey (1875-1940)
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