Herbert Hamilton Harty (1879-1941)
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St. Patrick's Day - Ireland's best classical music
12. Herbert Hamilton Harty (1879-1941)
After an early career as a church organist in Ireland, Harty moved to London to become a well-known piano accompanist. The Musical Times called him 'the prince of accompanists'. As a composer he wrote throughout his career, many of his works being well received. As a conductor, he was particularly noted as an interpreter of the music of Berlioz.