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WATERSON, JAMES (----1893). Bandsman, First Life
Guards. Bandmaster, First Life Guards, 1863 (?). Band­master to Viceroy of India, 1878. Editor of " British Bandsman." Composer of overture, " Sidonia," and a fine wind quintet, etc.
WEYRAUCH, JOHN. Bandmaster, Coldstream Guards, circa 1800.
WIELE, FRIEDRICH. Bandmaster, Royal Artillery, 1777-1802. Dragoons and Sussex Militia.
WILLIAMS, ALBERT, M.V.O., Second Lieutenant, Mus.Doc.
(Oxon), (1864-----). Bandsman, Sixty-first Regiment, 1877.
Bandmaster, Tenth Hussars, 1888; Royal Marine Artillery, 1892; Grenadier Guards, 1897. Mus.Bac, 1891; Mus.Doc., 1906. Composer of oratorio, " Elisha," "Heloise" and other overtures. Is a member of the Order of the Crown of Prussia.
WILLMAN, THOMAS LINDSAY (1784-1840). "The most cele­brated of English clarinettists" (Grove). Army bands­man, principal clarinet at the Opera, Philharmonic, etc. Professor, Royal Academy of Music. Bandmaster, Cold­stream Guards, circa 1816-25.
WINTERBOTTOM, FRANK (1861-----). Professor of Music,
Dulwich College, and conductor of musical societies. Band­master, Royal Marines (Plymouth), 1890-1910.
WINTERBOTTOM, HENRY. Bandmaster, Seventh and Eigh­teenth Regiments; Royal Marines (Woolwich), 1854-6.
WINTERBOTTOM, JOHN (circa 1817-97). Famous bassoon player. Bandmaster, Royal Marine Artillery, 1870; Artists' Rifle Volunteers, 1892.
WINTERBOTTOM, THOMAS (circa 1819-69). Bandsman, Royal Horse Guards. Bandmaster, Royal Marines (Ply­mouth), 1851-69. '
WINTERBOTTOM, WILLIAM (circa 1820-89). Bandsman, First Life Guards. Principal trombone, Philharmonic, Opera, etc. Bandmaster, Royal Marines (Woolwich), 1857; Royal Marines (Plymouth), 1869.
WOOD, FREDERICK W. (1864----). Bandsman, Fifth Lancers.
Bandmaster, York and Lancashire Regiment, 1890; Scots Guards, 1900.
WRIGHT, JOHN, Second Lieutenant (1854-1907). Bandmaster, South Lancashire Regiment, 1877; Royal Marines (Chat­ham), 1892.
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