Henry Wood/Conductor/Promenade Concerts/BBC Proms

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  • Sold Date: Oct 14, 2007
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Sir Henry Joseph Wood (1869-1944), English coductor associated with the Promenade Concerts which he conducted for half a century. After his death, they were called the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts (now called the "BBC Proms"). He was knighted in 1911.
A cut signature of Henry J. Wood, dated August 12th, 1926. The signature is cut from the autograph album of C. B. Lancaster, the Pursar on the White Star Line, "Majestic". The autograph is slightly discolored, and as seen on the scan, cut irregularly.
The autograph comes from the archives of the noted Raab Collection.