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Short Bibliography


There are three main biographical sources for the life and work of Gerald Finzi. Firstly the entry in the latest edition of Groves Dictionary of Music. The second source is Dressler 1997 and the final source is Banfield 1985. These are both cited in full below.

There is also a catalogue of letters exchanged by Finzi and his correspondents given in Banfield 1997.

There is a wealth of information contained in the Finzi Trust Friends Newsletters.


A.L. Bacharach ed. British Music of Our Time London Pelican Books 1946 pp222-223

Gerald Finzi - Boosey & Hawkes Catalogue London 1980

Michael Hurd The Ordeal of Ivor Gurney Oxford 1984

Stephen Banfield Sense & Sensibility in English Song - Time & Destiny: The Hardy Songs of Gerald Finzi Cambridge 1985 pp275-300

John C. Dressler Gerald Finzi - A Bio Biography Westport, CT 1997

Stephen Banfield Gerald Finzi: An English Composer. London 1997

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