William Henry Hadow
Hadow was born at Ebrington, Gloucester, England. He studied at Malvern College, followed by Worcester College, Oxford, where he taught and became Dean (1889). In 1905, Hadow was elected the first Old Malvernian member of the Council of Malvern College. In 1909, he was appointed principal of Armstrong College in the Newcastle Division of Durham University before succeeding, as Warden & Vice-Chancellor of the University of Durham in 1916. In 1919, he was appointed the Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield University (1919–30).
As chairman of several committees, he published a series of reports on education, notably The Education of the Adolescent (1926) which called for the re-organization of elementary education, the abandonment of all-age schools, and the creation of secondary modern schools. These became known as the Hadow Reports. He was a leading influence in English education at all levels in the 1920s and 1930s.
Hadow wrote a number of publications on music and music theory, including the Oxford History of Music which he wrote and edited. He was a composer. He was also a Member of the Council of the Royal College of Music.
- Music (1925) Williams and Norgate Ltd, England
- Collected Essays (1928) Oxford University Press
- English Music (1931) Longmans Green & Co, London
- Beethoven's Opus Eighteen Quartets
- William Byrd 1623-1923 (1920) Humphrey Milford, London
- A Comparison of Poetry and Music (1926) Cambridge University Press
- Sonata form
- The Malvern Register (1865-1904), 1905
- "W.H. Hadow's Visit". The New York Times. 15 August 1903.
- The Council, The Malvern Register (1865-1904), 1904
- "New Year Honours. The Official Lists., New Peers And Baronets., Long Roll Of Soldiers. (transcription)" (Issue 41675). London: The Times. 1 January 1918. p. 8; col B. Retrieved 24 December 2008.
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- The Hadow Reports: an introduction at InfEd
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- Archival material relating to William Henry Hadow listed at the UK National Archives
- Free scores by William Henry Hadow at the International Music Score Library Project
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