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Arnold Bax

Poet-composer who all blended romanticism with components of Irish books and scenery. He was known for “The Flute” from 1907, “The Story the Pine-Trees Knew” from 1931, and “Seafoam and Firelight” from 1909. He occasionally wrote beneath the pseudonym Dermot O’Byrne. He was students of Cecil Clear while at the Hampstead Conservatoire. He went to the Royal Academy of Music between 1900 and 1905. He composed incidental music to J. M. Barrie’s play “THE REALITY About the Russian Dancers” in 1920. His family members was of Dutch ancestry and incredibly well-to-do. He wedded Elsita Sobrino in 1911. He was generally inspired with the writings of William Butler Yeats, especially “The Wanderings of Oisin and Various other Poems,” and composed in the design of the Irish Literary Revival.

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