Francis Cunningham Woods

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Born: 1862

Died: 1929


Francis Cunningham Woods was born in London, England. She studied at National Training School, Kensington, under Sir Arthur Sullivan, John Stainer, and Ebenezer Prout. She also graduated from Oxford University. She was organist, Brasenose College, Oxford; and was appointed organ scholar at Exeter College. She was appointed private organist to the Duke of Marlborough, at Blenheim, and was organist and music master at Highgate School. She was an active recitalist and teacher. She was conductor of the Oxford Choral and Philharmonic, the Bicester Choral, and the Lincoln and Exeter College Musical Societies. Her compositions include a cantata, anthems, services, madrigals, college songs, songs, incidental music, a suite for string orchestra, a suite for military band, and other assorted instrumental works.

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