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ZEALLEY, ALFRED E.  (Alfred Edward), 1878-1961
MUS 80

Alfred Edward Zealley fonds.  - 1939-1958.  - 5 cm of textual records.  - 9 photographs. 

Biographical sketch
Bandmaster, french hornist and writer (Famous Bands of the British Empire) born in Bristol, England.  He moved to Ontario in 1915, where he held the position of music director of the Royal Canadian Navy in Toronto. 

Scope and content
The fonds contains records pertaining to the Zealley's musical activities:  two scrapbooks containing press clippings, autobiographical notes published in The Canadian Military Journal, correspondence (including letters from Eric Coates and Sir Ernest MacMillan) and concert programmes; photographs of Zealley, members of the Royal Canadian Navy, and a musical group. 

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Gladys Zealley, the musician's widow, in 1977. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  none. 

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