Kelly, F.S. (Frederick Septimus), 1881-1916

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1881-05-29
Death 1916-11-13
Australians

Biographical notes:

F.S. Kelly was an Australian born composer and pianist. He was an adviser to the Clasical Society and appeared in concerts, both in England and Australia (1911). Kelly is also remembered for his achievements as an oarsman. He was killed in France in action in 1916.

From the description of Music manuscripts, 1893-1926. 1893-1926. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221589361

Musician, rower and soldier. Born in Sydney, Kelly was educated at Eton and Oxford. Achieved numerous victories in England as a sculler and was a member of the British eights crew that won the gold medal at the 1908 Olympic Games. Performed as a pianist at public and private recitals and wrote a number of compositions, mainly for the piano. Enlisted in the Royal Naval Division in 1914 and served at Gallipoli and France, where he was killed.

From the description of Diaries of Frederick Kelly, 1907 Oct.-1916 Nov. 1907-1916. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221034783

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Subjects:

  • Music
  • Sonatas (Violin and piano)--Scores
  • Soldiers--Diaries
  • Musicians--Diaries
  • World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Personal narratives
  • Composers--Archives
  • Rowing--Biography

Occupations:

  • Composers
  • Musicians
  • Soldiers
  • Rowers
  • Sportsmen and sportswomen

Places:

  • Turkey (as recorded)
  • Turkey--Gallipoli Peninsula (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)