Glover, William Howard

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Glover, William Howard

Glover, William Howard, English conductor and composer; b. London, June 6, 1819; d. N.Y., Oct. 28, 1875. He played the violin in the Lyceum Theater orch. in London, and conducted opera in Manchester, Liver-pool, and London. In 1868 he went to N.Y., where he was conductor at Niblo’s Garden until his death.


DRAMATIC Opera : Ruy Bias (London, Oct. 21, 1861). O p e r e t t a : Aminta (London, Jan. 26, 1852); Once Too Often (London, Jan. 20, 1862); Palomita, or The Veiled Songstress (publ. in N.Y., 1875). OTHER: Tarn o’ Shanter, cantata (London, July 4, 1855, Berlioz conducting); overtures; piano music; songs.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire