Bath, Hubert

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Bath, Hubert

Bath, Hubert, English composer and conductor; b. Barnstaple, Nov. 6, 1883; d. Harefield, Middlesex, April 24, 1945. He was a pupil of Beringer (piano) and Corder (composition) at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He was active as a conductor of popular orch. and choral concerts.


DRAMATIC: Opera: Spanish Student (1904); Young England, comic opera (Birmingham, 1915); Bubbles (Belfast, Nov. 26, 1923); The Sire de Maletroit’s Door (n.d.); The 3 Strangers (n.d.); Trilby (n.d.). ORCH.: Midshipman Easy, overture (1911); The Visions of Hannele, symphonic poem (1913; rev. 1920); African Suite (n.d.); Pierrette by the Stream, suite (n.d.); Woodland Scenes, suite (n.d.). OTHER: 7 cantatas, chamber music, and songs.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire