Hughes, Herbert, Irish music critic and composer; b. Belfast, March 16, 1882; d. Bristol, May 1, 1937. He studied at the Royal Coll. of Music in London. From 1911 to1932 he was music critic of the Daily Telegraph. He collected and arranged numerous folk songs. His own works include incidental music, chamber pieces, piano music, and vocal works.
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