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George Lloyd - Online Biography



26th August 2021


The George Lloyd Society is compiling a series of articles outlining the biography of the composer, drawing on the extensive archive of correspondence, photographs, press and first hand accounts from his associates.  These articles will form the basis of a symposium biography, in preparation. 


These articles can be downloaded or browsed as PDF files.  


Go to Online Biography


 Topics (so far) include:

Antecedents, early days in St Ives artist's colony, education, early success, Royal Marines, Arctic convoys, HMS Trinidad,  shell-shock and PTSD, slow recovery, Festival of Britain and John Socman, breakdown and retreat,  Ryewater Gardens, composition, John Ogdon and rehabilitation, move to London and an Indian Summer.


For a sample click here:  


1. Antecedents: 


Frances Powell Frances Powell, (1855 - 1921)
 American painter and early pioneer of the St Ives Artists Colony.