Holst, Gustav

(21 September 1874, Cheltenham – 25 May 1934, London)
   Music teacher at St. Paul’s Girls’ School (1905–death), his study of Sanskrit and the Hindu religion led him to translate and set four groups of Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda (1908–1912). His opera Savitri (1908) was founded on an episode from the Mahabharata.
   See also Gīta-Govinda; Sāmavedic Chant. (at)

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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  • Holst, Gustav — ▪ British composer original name  Gustavus Theodore Von Holst   born Sept. 21, 1874, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Eng. died May 25, 1934, London       English composer and music teacher noted for the excellence of his orchestration. His music… …   Universalium

  • Holst, Gustav — ► (1874 1934) Compositor, pianista y organista británico, de origen sueco. Conocido, sobre todo, por la suite Los planetas (1920) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Holst,Gustav Theodore — Holst (hōlst), Gustav Theodore. 1874 1934. English composer whose works include the orchestral suite The Planets (1914 1916) and many songs and choral pieces. * * * …   Universalium

  • Holst, Gustav(us Theodore von) — born Sept. 21, 1874, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Eng. died May 25, 1934, London British composer. The son of an organist, he studied at the Royal College of Music. There he met Ralph Vaughan Williams, who became a friend for life. He made his… …   Universalium

  • Holst, Gustav(us Theodore von) — (21 sep. 1874, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Inglaterra–25 may. 1934, Londres). Compositor británico. Hijo de un organista, estudió en el Royal College of Music. Ahí conoció a Ralph Vaughan Williams, quien se convirtió en su amigo de toda la vida …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Gustav Holst — Gustav Theodore Holst (21 September 1874 – 25 May 1934) Britannica Concise , Gustav Holst , 2006, webpage: [http://concise.britannica.com/ebc/article 9367245/Gustav Holst ConcBritannica GHolst] .] Encyclopædia Britannica Online , Gustav Holst ,… …   Wikipedia

  • Gustav Theodore Holst — (1923) In diesem Haus in Barnes (London) lebte Holst Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts Gustav Theodore Holst …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gustav Holst — Gustav Holst, alrededor de 1921. Gustavus Theodore von Holst nacido en Cheltenham, Inglaterra el 21 de septiembre de 1874 y muerto el 25 de mayo de 1934[1] fue un compositor de música ing …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gustav Holst — (um 1921) In diesem Haus in Barnes (London) lebte Holst Anfang …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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