Percy Walter de Courcy Smale

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Born: 1875

Died: 1942


Percy Walter de Courcy Smale was born in Bideford, Devon, England, was educated in Vevey, and served as an officer in the Labour Corps. He held organist positions at Instow Parish Church; St. Barnabas’, Bell Street, London; and All Saints Parish Church, Wigan; and was director of the Yealand Choral Society and Morecambe Madrigal Society. He also authored the book The instruments and art of the orchestra: An introductory study, with table showing range of each instrument. He died in Wigan. His compositions include organ pieces, piano pieces, anthems, carols, hymns, part-songs, and songs.

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