Francis Gilbert Webb (1853-1941) was a
well-known English music critic and musicologist writing from the turn of the 19th
century until 1932 as 'Lancelot" of
The collection consists of the correspondence files of Mr. Webb and the correspondence
of Lady Monckton and a few other letters addressed to different people found in the Webb
collection. The correspondence in Webb’s files includes letters from many music
personalities such as Samuel Coleridge Taylor, H. H. Lyell-Tayler, Sir Charles Parry,
and Albert Visetti.
Francis Gilbert Webb (1853-1941) was a well-known English music critic and musicologist
writing from the turn of the 19th century until 1932 as 'Lancelot" of The Referee. He wrote for several dailies: The Yorkshire Post, The Standard,
Morning Post, Daily
Telegraph, The Observer, and The Sunday Times. He was one of the founders of the Musical News and the Folk Song
Society, and co-authored two books on music, Indian
Music (1914) and Oostersche muziek (1921).
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