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Adrian Boult

AKA Adrian Cedric Boult

Born: 8-Apr-1889
Birthplace: Chester, Cheshire, England
Died: 23-Feb-1983
Location of death: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Conductor

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Conductor, BBC Symphony Orchestra, 1930-50

Father: Cedric Boult (businessman)
Mother: Katharine Florence Barman (writer)
Wife: Mary Ann Grace Bowles (m. 1933)

    High School: Westminster School
    University: Christ Church, Oxford University
    University: Leipzig Conservatory (1912-13)
    Teacher: Conducting, Royal College of Music (1919-24)

    City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor (1959-60)
    London Philharmonic Orchestra Principal Conductor (1950-57)
    BBC Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor (1930-50)
    City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor (1924-30)
    British Symphony Conductor (1919-24)
    Knighthood 1937

Author of books:
A Handbook on the Technique of Conducting (1969)
My Own Trumpet (1973, memoir)


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