George Tolhurst

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Born: 5 June 1827

Died: 18 January 1877

Biography George Tolhurst was an English composer and organist, resident from 1852 to 1866 in Australia.

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  • Sarah Kirby, “'The Worst Oratorio Ever!': Colonialist Condescension in the Critical Reception of George Tolhurst's Ruth (1864)” Nineteenth-Century Music Review, 2017, 1–29
  • Royston Gustavson, "Tolhurst, George"; "Ruth", in Warren Bebbington, ed., The Oxford Companion to Australian Music (Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1997) ISBN 0-19-553432-8

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