Albert Ketelbey (1875-1959)

Albert Ketelby
Albert Ketelby

Albert Ketelbey was an English composer, conductor and pianist, perhaps best known for his short  pieces of light orchestral music, particularly  “In a Monastery Garden “. He was born in 1875 in Birmingham and moved to London in 1889 to study at Trinity  College of Music,  where he later became a tutor.

In 1906 he married  Mabel Siegenberg who was the aunt of the famous pianist Clifford Curzon. In 1914 they moved to  57 Springfield Road, St John’s Wood where they lived until 1921 when they moved to Frognal. He died in 1959, leaving £26,492.

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