Familiar Songs - Their Authors & Histories

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A SOUTHERLY WIND AND A CLOUDY SKY 1. Allegretto.
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THE BRAVE OLD OAK.
The words of " The Brave Old Oak " were written by Henry Fothergill Chorley, who was born in Blackleyhurst, Lancashire, England, December 15, 1808. He was edu­cated at the Royal Institution, in Liverpool, and spent a few years in a merchant's office, after which he was for thirty years musical critic on the Athenceum. He acquired literary as well as musical reputation, and published " Musical Recollections," " Music and Man­ners in France and Germany," a " Memoir of Mrs. Hemans," and one hundred songs. H» died in London, February 16, 1872.
The music was written by E. J. Loder, an English composer, who died a few years ago.








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