The British Musical Biography


North, John

[E] North, John, conductor, and teacher of
singing, born at Huddersfield in 1852. In
1862 he entered the business of Wood and
Marshall, Huddersfield, and afterwards became
a partner. Learnt to play pf. and violin ;
was in the theatre orchestra, and ultimately
leader. Conductor of the Huddersfield Glee
and Madrigal Society ; Philharmonic Society ;
and Festival Choral Society, the last one ot
the finest in existence ; also conducted other
societies in the district. Was for some years
organist of New North Road Ba^Dtist Chapel,
but resigned in 1887. He died at Huddersfield,
October 12, 1891.

entry id: 299-R-11

page 299 - view at internet archive