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ⓘ David Willcocks. Sir David Valentine Willcocks CBE, MC was a British choral conductor, organist, composer and music administrator. He was born in Newquay, Cornw ..




David Willcocks
                                     

ⓘ David Willcocks

Sir David Valentine Willcocks CBE, MC was a British choral conductor, organist, composer and music administrator. He was born in Newquay, Cornwall. He was particularly well-known for his works with the Choir of Kings College, Cambridge. He directed from 1957 to 1974.

                                     
  • sides of the old 78 rpm. gramophone records. Jacques was followed by David Willcocks who led the Choir almost to the end of the century. He broadened the
  • collection of Carols for Choirs which he prepared together with Sir David Willcocks is extremely widely used in Britain. Rutter s compositions include
  • Tomkins from 1596 Hugh Blair from 1895 Ivor Atkins from 1897 and David Willcocks from 1950 Today the organist from 1996 is Adrian Lucas. English
  • 1925 2015 Milo Hamilton, American sportscaster b. 1927 2015 David Willcocks British choirmaster b. 1919 2015 Vadim Kuzmin, Russian theoretical
  • recording of Ralph Vaughan Williams s Christmas oratorio Hodie under Sir David Willcocks In 1976, she gave the first performance of Britten s the solo cantata
  • composer d. 1996 1914 - Jo Van Fleet, American actress d. 1996 1917 - David Willcocks English organist, composer and conductor d. 2015 1920 - Jack Lord
  • of Fame sportscaster Houston Astros leukemia. September 17 - Sir David Willcocks 95, British choirmaster, director of music at Choir of King s College