Wednesday 9 February 2011

Celebrating Henry Watson

A special exhibition marking the centenary of Henry Watson’s death will run from Monday, 10 January until 21 February.

Dr. Henry Watson, a renowned composer and teacher was born in Accrington in 1846. In 1902 he donated the contents of his private library to the care of Manchester City Council.

Manchester Libraries and the Royal Northern College of Music are marking the centenary with a joint exhibition displaying original documents such as letters and photographs from the extensive Henry Watson archive.

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