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William Thomas Hoeck, 1859-??

Nationality: Scottish
Date of Birth: 1859
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Identity:

William Thomas Hoeck was an organist and composer.

Life:

W. T. Hoeck was a composer; he wrote Two Hands: Song (1883). He lived at 6 Greenvale Place West and later at 3 Lansdowne Crescent, Glasgow.

He was admitted as a lay member of Glasgow Art Club on 17 November 1887, and ceased to be a member on 31 December 1920, for non-payment of his subscription. He was among those who in 1891 appended their names to a list requesting that the Corporation of Glasgow buy JW's Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (YMSM 137) (#12326).

Bibliography:

Hoeck, W. T., Two Hands: Song, words by H. P. Spofford, London, 1883; Records of Glasgow Art Club; Baptie, David, Music and Scotland..., 1891; Brown, J. S. and S. S. Stratton, British Musical Biography, London, 1897.