Cummings, William Hayman, 1831-1915

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Dates:
Birth 1831-08-22
Death 1915-06-10
Britons

Biographical notes:

William Hayman Cummings, English singer and musical antiquary. He was the first to unite the music of Mendelssohn's Festgesang with Charles Wesley's hymn 'Hark! the herald angels sing'.

From the description of William Hayman Cummings manuscript material : 1 item, 1878 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 677020996

William Hayman Cummings was an English organist, composer, singer and writer, author of Purcell (1881), a biographical dictionary (1892) and other works about English music.

From the description of Letters received and other papers chiefly regarding Purcell, 1881-1902. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122597818

From the guide to the Letters received and other papers chiefly regarding Purcell, 1881-1902, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

English organist, composer, singer and writer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Sydcote, West Dulwich, S.E., [London], to Oliver E. Fleet Cobb, 1895 Oct. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270127089

English musical administrator and church musician.

From the description of Autograph note signed, dated : [London, December] 1891, to an unidentified recipient, 1891, December. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564791

From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : [London], 1872-76, to [Joseph] Bennett, 1872 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564785

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Dulwich, 23 August 1870, to R[ichard] Peyton, 1870 Aug. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564789

From the description of Clipped signatures (2). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564795

William Hayman Cummings, English singer and musical antiquarian. He was the first to unite the music of Mendelssohn's Festgesang with Charles Wesley's hymn 'Hark! the herald angels sing'.

From the guide to the William Hayman Cummings manuscript material : 1 item, 1878, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

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Subjects:

  • Music--England--17th century--History and criticism
  • Music--17th century--History and criticism
  • Singers--19th century--Correspondence
  • Singers--Great Britain--19th century--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Musicologists

Places:

  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)