Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 141 years


Memorable Manitobans: Hugh Cuthbert Melville Ross (1898-?)

Professor of music.

Born at Langport, Somersetshire, England, 21 August 1898. Son of David M. and Barbara Gwendoline Ross. Was educated at Clifton College, Royal College of Music, New College, Oxford. Served with South African Heavy Artillery in France, 1917-18; came to Winnipeg in 1921. Conductor of Winnipeg Male Voice Choir, Winnipeg Orchestral Club Orchestra, Winnipeg Philharmonic Society. Organist and Choirmaster of Holy Trinity Church. Choirmaster of Augustine Church. President of the Oxford Musical Club. Conductor of the Winnipeg Male Voice Choir on tour, 1922-23. Conducted Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra as guest conductor at Minneapolis, March 1923. Organized and conducted Winnipeg Orchestra (Winnipeg Orchestral Club), 1923-24. Address, 25 Music and Arts Building, Winnipeg.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Page revised: 22 July 2008

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS

MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2020 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.