Frederick St. John Lacy

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Born: 1862

Died: 1935


Frederick St. John Lacy born at Blackrock, County Cork, Ireland. He was educated in Dublin, first intending to study law. He decided to pursue music and studied at the Cork School of Music, then in London at the Royal Academy of Music under Sir George Alexander Macfarren and Ebenezer Prout. He was active as recitalist and lecturer, and became an established teacher of singing and composer. He was an Associate of the Philharmonic Society, contributor to the “Musical Standard,” and first held several positions in London, including director of the choir at St. Augustine’s, Ramsgate. He returned to Ireland and was lecturer, then Chair of Music at University College Cork. He was also appointed examiner for degrees in Music across the entire National University of Ireland. He died in Cork. His compositions include assorted orchestral works, chamber music, cantatas, service music, songs, and part-songs.

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List of choral works

Secular works

  • Six partsongs, Opus 7
  1. Daffodils
  2. Snowflakes
  3. Tell me where is fancy bred
  4. The White Witch
  5. To Blossoms
  6. Ellen’s Song

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