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Music Archives at the National Library of Canada

MUS 90

Charles Palmer fonds.  - 1935-1953.  - 6 textual records. 

Biographical sketch
Born in England, Charles Palmer received his musical training at Oxford University, becoming organist and choirmaster at the Royal Chapel.  In Canada, he held the same kind of position at Fairfield United Church, Metropolitan United Church and St.  Mary the Virgin Church.  In 1967, Palmer began to teach piano at the Victoria Conservatory.  The artist composed a number of works, including Fancies' Knell, Little Piece for the Pops, Music for Strings and Brass and a string quartet. 

Scope and content
The fonds consists of records pertaining to the musical activities of Charles Palmer:  letter; compositions by Charles Palmer; concert programme; photocopy of a work with a dedication to Charles Palmer. 

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Charles Palmer in 1974, 1977 and 1980. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  inventory. 

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