Boult, Adrian, 1889-1983

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1889-04-08
Death 1983-02-22
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Sir Adrian Cedric Boult (1889-1983) was educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford. He was not called up due to ill health, but served as an Orderly Officer training troops in Cheshire and North Wales before working as a translator for MI5 and as an assistant to Frederick Marquis, later Lord Woolton, at the War Office. He later became a musician and conductor.

From the guide to the Sir Adrian Boult papers, 1977, (GB 206 Leeds University Library)

Epithet: CH, conductor

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x000224

English conductor.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : London, 6 August 1961, to Joseph Chouinard, 1961 Aug. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906422

British conductor.

From the description of Interview conducted by John Bird, May 22, 1967 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861724

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, British

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Chemnitz, Germany (as recorded)
  • Foulden, Norfolk (as recorded)
  • Norfolk, England (as recorded)
  • Czechoslovakia, Europe (as recorded)
  • Westminster, Middlesex (as recorded)
  • Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk (as recorded)
  • Petersfield, Hampshire (as recorded)
  • Dongola, Sudan (as recorded)