Godfrey, Daniel

CONDUCTOR (ENGLAND)
BORN 20 Jun 1868, London - DIED 20 Jul 1939, Bournemouth, Dorset
GRAVE LOCATION Bournemouth, Dorset: St. Peter's Churchyard

Daniel Godfrey came from a family of bandmasters. His father was Dan Godfrey (1831-1903), the bandmaster of the Grenadier Guards.

In 1893 he founded the Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra and he was its conductor for 41 years until 1934. Between 1914 and 1930 he made several records with the orchestra for HMV. In 1922 he was knighted of his services to music.

Sources
Find-A-Grave
Dan Godfrey - Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Daniel Godfrey at St. Peter's Churchyard, Bournemouth.
Picture by Androom (18 Jun 2010)

 


Godward, John William

Published: 3 Jun 2017
Last update: 3 Jun 2017