Oxford DNB: First World War biographies released

The latest update to the Oxford DNB, a History Faculty project, has been released, includes 30 new entries on figures connected with the First World War, and the events of 1915 in particular.

The authors are drawn from around the country, and beyond, but two entries on classical music composers who died in the conflict, Cecil Coles and Ernest Farrar, are contributed by Rachel Moore of New College, and Martin Holmes, Alfred Brendel Curator of Music, The Bodleian Libraries, where Farrar’s papers are preserved.

Further details are on the front page at www.oxforddnb.com.