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Cecil Sharp

 Cecil Sharp

Cecil James Sharp (1859-1924)

Cecil James Sharp was born in November 1859 in Denmark Hill, South London, the son of James Sharp, a slate merchant. He attended Uppingham School before starting a mathematics degree at Clare College, Cambridge. In October 1882, he departed for Australia where he resided for nearly ten years, working for five years as Associate to the Chief Justice of South Australia and then as a partner in a private venture, the Adelaide College of Music. There, despite his lack of formal musical training, he taught singing and music theory, in his spare time writing compositions of his own and conducting with the Adelaide Philharmonia Society.

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CJS2 Cecil James Sharp Collection (at Clare College, Cambridge)

 

Cecil James Sharp Collection (at Clare College, Cambridge)

Cecil Sharp Manuscript Collection (at Clare College, Cambridge) (CJS2)
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Date: 1889-1923
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CJS2/9 Folk words collected by Cecil Sharp  

 

Folk words collected by Cecil Sharp

Cecil Sharp Manuscript Collection (at Clare College, Cambridge) (CJS2/9)
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Date: 1889-1923
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CJS2/10 Folk tunes collected by Cecil Sharp  

 

Folk tunes collected by Cecil Sharp

Cecil Sharp Manuscript Collection (at Clare College, Cambridge) (CJS2/10)
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Date: 1903-1923
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CJS2/11 Folk dance notes including correspondence, dances, notes and printed material  

 

Folk dance notes including correspondence, dances, notes and printed material

Cecil Sharp Manuscript Collection (at Clare College, Cambridge) (CJS2/11)
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Date: 1906-1923
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Collector: Sharp, Cecil J.
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