Sir (Herbert) Hamilton Harty(1879-1941), Musician, composer and conductor
Sitter in 3 portraits
Born in Hillsborough, County Down, Harty initially followed in his father's footsteps by working as a church organist. After moving to England in 1901 he found success first as a conductor, receiving encouragement from the Hungarian-born conductor Hans Richter. As a composer, he is best remembered for his orchestral work, much of which was inspired by his Irish homeland, including With the Wild Geese (1910) and The Children of Lir (1939).
after Samuel Begg
relief halftone, published 24 October 1908
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