Edward Algernon Baughan (1865 – 1938)

WHO WAS WHO 1929 – 40

born 2nd December 1865; 2nd son of the late William Frederick Baughan CB of the Admiralty; married; two sons. Educated North London Collegiate School; privately. After leaving school was employed at Lloyd’s for some years, contributing to various newspapers in his leisure time; left the city 1891; Editor of the Musical Standard 1892 – 1902; in the meantime was appointed musical critic of the Morning Leader; joined the Daily News as a musical critic 1902; undertook dramatic criticism as well for that journal, 1904; in May 1912 resigned musical criticism on Daily News, but wrote musical criticism for Glasgow Herald, the Nation, and other periodicals until 1919; has contributed articles to the Outlook, Nation, Monthly Musical Opinion, Monthly Musical Record, Monthly Review, Saturday Review, Fortnightly, Nineteenth Century, The Era, and English Reviews; and Encyclopaedia Britannica; owing to ill-health abandoned all journalistic work,1936. Died 26th November 1938

Recreations:walking,swimming and gardening ; held a Bisley certificate as Instructor of Musketry

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