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SANDERS, HERBERT, 1878-1938
MUS 146


Herbert Sanders fonds.  - [1910?]-1931.  - 8 cm of textual records.  - 9 photographs.

Biographical sketch
Born in England, Herbert Sanders studied organ with Charles Swinnerton and Charles W.  Perkins and studied theory with Charles H. Kitson.  An organist and violinist in England, Sanders emigrated to Canada in 1907 and became organist at Chalmers' Guelph Presbyterian Church and Dominion Methodist Church in Ottawa (1908-29).  In 1929, he became Music Director of the Salle Tudor in Montreal, where he also gave numerous organ recitals.  He primarily composed organ music, hymns and motets, including Light's Glittering Morn

Scope and content
The fonds contains records pertaining to Herbert Sanders's musical activities:  autographed manuscripts of compositions and arrangements; published articles; list of works; scrapbook of press clippings; photographs of Herbert Sanders and of members of his family.

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Graham George in 1979. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  inventory. 



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