Born: September 21 1874 in Cheltenham, UK
Died: May 25 1934 in London, UK
Interesting Facts about Gustav Holst:
– He worked as the director of music for St. Paul’s Girl’s School and James Allen Girl’s School.
– Some of his compositions were for his students, including one of his well-known works called St. Paul’s Suite.
– His parents, Adolph and Clara, were both musicians.
– He was good friends with another composer, Ralph Vaughan Williams.
– He composed almost 200 pieces in his lifetime.
First Suite in E Flat for Military Band
St. Paul’s Suite