Arthur Williamson (1884-1939): Papers and Recordings :
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Arthur (Art) Burton Williamson was born on 10th June 1884 at McLaren Street, Adelaide, and was educated at Malvern College in Malvern. He showed an early interest in music, and attended the Elder Conservatorium in Adelaide, studying the organ with Dr Ennis and piano with Mr I.G. Reimann. He won the Elder Scholarship for composition in 1908. Throughout his life he composed many piano, organ and choral works. His many varied interests included chemistry, amateur medicine, photography and the Repertory Theatre. Arthur died on 30th March 1939 at the age of 54 after collapsing with a stroke while conducting choir practice at Brougham Place in North Adelaide. He was survived by his widow, a son, Edward, and a daughter, Kathleen.

A detailed list of the papers can be found here: Arthur Burton Williamson (1884-1939) Scores ca. 1908-1938. MSS 0200

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2017Recordings on Arthur Williamson songs (The Arthur Williamson Project)-
26-Oct-2015Programme for a Musical Evening put on by the Musical Association of South Australia in honour of Sir Granville Bantock, in the Claridge Theatre, Gawler Place, Adelaide.(Arthur Williamson was the Vice-President of the MASA at this time.)-
Adelaide Glee Club 1912.jpg.jpg26-Oct-2015Adelaide choral group, possibly the Adelaide Glee Club, 1912 (Arthur Williamson is in the centre of the seated row)-
Arthur Williamson 1912 aged 27.jpg.jpg26-Oct-2015Arthur Williamson, 1912, aged 27.-
Arthur Williamson 1934.jpg.jpg26-Oct-2015Arthur Williamson 14/7/1934, aged 50. This photograph appeared in an Adelaide newspaper after he was elected President of the Musical Association of South Australia-
1938 newsp clipping.jpg.jpg26-Oct-2015Photographic clipping from an Adelaide newspaper of attendees at Musical Evening put on by the Musical Association of South Australia.-
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