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Date of Birth 6 September 1869Oswestry, Shropshire, England, UK
Date of Death 11 March 1941Bristol, England, UK
Birth NameHenry Walford Davies

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Best known for his Royal Air Force March Past (1918), Walford Davies was Master of the King's Music in Great Britain from 1934 until his death in 1941. He began his musical career as organist at the Temple Church in London, England and was later appointed musical director at the University of Wales. As broadcaster on BBC radio, he was a great popularizer on the subject of classical music. He is buried in Bristol Cathedral, England.

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He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1919 King's Honours List; Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 1922 King's Honours List; and awarded K.C.V.O. (Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order) in the 1937 King's Honours List for his services to music.

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