William F. Glover (m.d., 1879)

[Born c.1849, died New York City 28 Oct 1917]

William F. Glover was musical director for Carte's touring Comedy Opera Company Limited, conducting H.M.S. Pinafore and shorter companion pieces beginning July 21, 1879. Beginning August 4, after Carte had his falling out with the Directors of the Comedy Opera Company, the Company toured under the name of Mr. D'Oyly Carte's "First Pinafore" Company. Glover served as its musical director until October, when he was succeeded by John Bayliss.

Glover was for a time musical director for the Carl Rosa Opera Company. He conducted at several London theatres, including the Comedy (1889), the Opera Comique (1890), the Gaiety (1892), and the Princess's (1894).

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