1840–1901

Introduction

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Born: June 6, 1840, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Died: March 31, 1901, Ve­ro­na, It­a­ly.

Buried: St. Cross Church, Ho­ly­well, Ox­ford, Eng­land.

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Biography

Blinded in one eye by a child­hood ac­ci­dent, Stain­er served as cho­ris­ter at St. Paul’s, and or­gan­ist at St. Mi­chael’s Col­lege, Ten­bu­ry, and Christ Church, Ox­ford.

He found­ed the Ox­ford Phil­har­mo­nic So­ci­e­ty in 1866, was knight­ed in 1888, and be­came a prof­es­sor of mu­sic at Ox­ford in 1889.

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