Daniel Wilberforce Rootham (1896)

   Daniel Wilberforce Rootham, father of the composer Cyril Rootham

      Daniel Rootham was originally a lay clerk, singing at St John's College, Cambridge. After he moved to Bristol, he followed a
      musical career as a lay clerk amd musical director of choral societies including the Bristol Madrigal Society.

      Daniel Rootham was also well-known as a singing teacher, and his pupils included included Eva Turner and Clara Butt.

      Photograph by Villiers & Quick, 42 Park St, Bristol (September 1896)
      © 2016 Cyril Rootham website: photo in the Rootham family archive